Photo Flash: Cast of Theatre at the Center's RING OF FIRE – THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH Celebrates Opening Night

From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes a unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana, ignites their 2014 season of Premieres with RING OF FIRE- THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH. The production opened last night, Sunday, February 23. More than 35 of Cash's hit songs including "I Walk the Line", "A Boy Named Sue," "Folsom Prison Blues" and the title tune, paint a musical portrait of The Man in Black that promises to be a foot-stompin', crowd-pleasin' salute to the uniquely American Legend. Leading the cast as "Johnny Cash" will be Kent Lewis with Jeff Award-winner Cory Goodrich starring as "June Carter" and Michael Goodman as "Young Johnny". Four talented multi-instrumentalist/performers round out the cast - Greg Hirte, Malcolm Ruhl, Billy Shaffer, and William Underwood.

The musical revue RING OF FIRE- THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH guides audiences on a journey through Cash's storied life and celebrated music, from the cotton fields of Arkansas to the Grand Ole Opry. The show was created by Richard Maltby, Jr., conceived by William Meade, with orchestrations by Steven Bishop and Jeff Lisenby. This version is a re-imagining of the original Broadway production, more intimate, but with a full musical soundscape.

Performances are Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2:00 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m.; and select Thursday evening and Saturday matinees. Individual ticket prices range from $40 - $44. To purchase individual tickets call the Box Office at 219.836.3255 or Tickets.com at 800.511.1552. Group discounts are available for groups of 11 or more and gift certificates are also available. New 2014 Season Subscriptions are on sale now. New subscriptions range from $150 - $160 and make the perfect holiday gift! For more information on Theatre at the Center, visit TheatreAtTheCenter.com.

More Chicago!
Go to the Homepage


Comment & Share


About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts
 
🔀CHICAGO SHOWS
Ghost Brothers of Darkland County in ChicagoGhost Brothers of Darkland County
(Runs 11/28 - 11/28)
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! in ChicagoDr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
(Runs 11/20 - 11/29)
Annie in ChicagoAnnie
(Runs 11/18 - 11/30)
The Sound of Music in ChicagoThe Sound of Music
(Runs 12/5 - 12/14)
I Love Lucy Live on Stage in ChicagoI Love Lucy Live on Stage
(Runs 12/9 - 12/14)
White Christmas in ChicagoWhite Christmas
(Runs 12/4 - 12/14)
A Christmas Carol in ChicagoA Christmas Carol
(Runs 11/28 - 12/24)

View All | Add Show | Auditions

Message Board

The Showtune Mosh Pit 315 Posts

BWW BLOGS

Advertisement