Photo Coverage: Ring of Fire Opening Night

March 13
11:40 AM 2006
The New York Broadway premiere of Ring of Fire began preview performances on Wednesday, February 8th, 2006 and opened officially on Sunday, March 12th, 2006 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street).

Ring of Fire was created by Tony Award® winner Richard Maltby, Jr. and conceived by William Meade. Directed by Richard Maltby, Jr., Ring of Fire features musical direction by Jeff Lisenby and choreography by Lisa Shriver.

From the heart of the songs of Johnny Cash comes a show about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption. A company of fourteen multi-talented performers takes you into the world Johnny Cash created in his songs.

Ring of Fire features 38 of the music legend's songs such as "Country Boy," "A Thing Called Love," "Five Feet High and Rising," "Daddy Sang Bass," "Ring of Fire," "I Walk the Line," "I've Been Everywhere," "The Man in Black," and his final hit, "Hurt." The cast includes Jeb Brown, Jason Edwards, Tony Award winner Jarrod Emick, Beth Malone, Cass Morgan, two-time Grammy® Award winner Lari White, David M. Lutken, Randy Redd, Eric Anthony, Laurie Canaan, Dan Immel, Ron Krasinski, Jeff Lisenby, Brent Moyer.

Ticket Information:
Tickets are available for purchase online at or by phone at (212)239-6200; outside metro New York (800)432-7250 or at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre box office (243 West 47th Street). Premium tickets are available online at, the Ethel Barrymore Theatre box office (243 West 47th Street) and by phone at (212)239-6200. For group sales, please call (212)398-8383 or (800)223-7565. Ticket prices range from $86.25 to $101.25. Additional ticket information can be found at

Photos by Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.

Carlene Carter

Carlene Carter and John Carter Cash

John Carter Cash

Rosanne Cash

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt with mom Pat Hewitt

Jack Clement

Larry Gatlin

Vincent Pastore

Jane Seymour

Ring of Fire choreographer Lisa Shriver

James B. Freydberg and Rosanne Cash

Peggy Brillant and Vincent Pastore

Claudia Shear

Claudia Shear and James B. Freydberg

Sal Viviano and Liz Larsen

Richard Maltby Jr.

The Ring of Fire marquee!

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.



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