Joey Folsom to Lead WaterTower Theatre's HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY; Cast Announced
WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced the cast for Hank Williams: Lost Highway running October 11 - November 3, 2013 on the Main Stage at the Addison Theatre Centre. Joey Folsom stars as Hank Williams. The cast features several WaterTower Theatre favorites including Pam Dougherty as Mama Lilly, Stan Graner as Fred Rose (Pap), Mikaela Krantz as Audrey Williams, Joseph Holt as Leon (Loudmouth) and Sonny Franks as Jimmy (Burrhead). The cast also includes Major Attaway as Tee-Tot,Christia Mantzke as The Waitress, Dave Rankin as Hoss and Dennis Bailey as Shag. This production is sponsored by Frost Bank and WaterTower Theatre Board of Directors.
Making their WaterTower Theatre stage debuts in Hank Williams: Lost Highway are Major Attaway, Christia Mantzke and Dave Rankin.
Subscriptions are currently on sale for the 2013-2014 season which will include Hank Williams: Lost Highway. Individual tickets do not go on sale for Lost Highway until September 18th.
The creative team for Hank Williams: Lost Highway is led by Director Michael Serrecchia. The Music Director is Sonny Franks. Clare DeVries is Set Designer, Michael Robinson is Costume Designer, Leann Burns is Lighting Designer, Gillian Salerno-Rebic is Props Designer, Sound Designer is Scott Guenther, Luisa Torres is the Stage Manager and Ash Willeby is Assistant Stage Manager.
Hank Williams: Lost Highway previews Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12; Pay What You Can performance is Sunday, October 13; and opens Monday, October 14, running through Sunday, November 3. Press/Media night is Monday, October 14 at 7:30 pm.
In the span of his short life, Hank Williams changed the landscape of American popular music forever. Lost Highway follows Williams from his roots in Alabama to his meteoric rise to stardom on the stage of the world-famous Grand Ole Opry. This toe-tapping musical tribute showcases what Williams did best: performing, and features over 20 of Williams's best loved songs including timeless classics such as "Move It On Over", "Jambalaya", and "Your Cheatin' Heart". A humorous and heartfelt tribute, Hank Williams: Lost Highway reveals an intimate portrait of the passionate and troubled man behind the music.
Ticket Prices: Single Tickets: $20 - $40; Preview Tickets: $20 (Note: Sunday, October 13 is "Pay What You Can"). To order, visit www.watertowertheatre.org or 972-450-6232 or in person at WaterTower Theatre Box Office (Tuesday - Friday, 12pm to 6pm).