The Historic Ruffin Theatre is proud to present “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline," opening Friday night, March 21 at 7 p.m. and running March 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. and March 23 and 30 at 2 p.m.
The cast is lead by Amber McCain, starring as Patsy Cline, with Hunter Short, Tim Eddy, Frank Deslauriers, Tiffany Conner, Deanna Emmons, Toni Cross, Butch Knight, Bob Knight, and John Bridgewater in supporting roles. The band features Mack Owen, piano; Jim Adams, guitar; Wendell Combs, bass guitar; Ronnie Parsons, drums; and Rich Koc, pedal steel guitar. Jeanie Nelson is the assistant director.
Kay Bridgewater directs this well-known musical, which follows the career of a one of a kind artist, who, in the '50s and '60s, led the country, blues, pop and gospel charts.
Patsy Cline begin as a honky-tonk singer and grew to fame, headlining in Las Vegas and Carnegie Hall, as well as the Grand Ole Opry. Her “Greatest Hits” album has sold over 9 millions copies.
Experience her rise to international fame via the songs she made famous in this musical tribute to the legend.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for students, seniors and military.