Johnny Cash News

RICHARD III, MEMPHIS>BROADWAY and More Set for Tennessee Shakespeare's 7th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, today announced its 2014-15 schedule of plays, which includes three by Shakespeare, the Southern Exposure Series, a continuing partnership with Dixon Gallery & Gardens, a new summer partnership with the University of Memphis, and a new Musical Works Festival sponsored by the Broadway licensing company of Memphis, Monty Python's Spamalot, The Color Purple, and All Shook Up: The Music of Elvis Presley. (more...)

CRT to Present SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE JERSEY LILY, 7/30-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

For the fourth show in their 43rd annual summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the New York State premiere of the new mystery/comedy "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily" by Katie Forgette. Performances will run from July 30th - August 9th with evening performances at 7:30 PM. Matinees are available on August 1st, 5th, and 6th at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office's new location at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. (more...)

RING OF FIRE to Open 7/30 at Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the opening of Richard Maltby, Jr.'s musical tribute to Johnny Cash, Ring of Fire (Wednesday, July 30 - Saturday, August 9, 2014). (more...)

Gangstagrass Embarks on Tour Near You
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Rench first came up with the concept back in grade school when he would breakdance on cardboard to RUN-DMC during recess, then go home and listen to his parents' favorite country artists Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson on the stereo. Before long, he found common denominators between the two genres that were as obvious to him as grooves on vinyl. (more...)

BWW Reviews: RING OF FIRE at CLO Cabaret Weaves Music and Narrative Together
by Greg Kerestan - Jul 24, 2014

Journey back to the roots of country and rock and roll, as the CLO tears down the fences between revue, book musical and concert. (more...)

Blondie, Sheryl Crow & More Set for Ovation's Original Series SONG BY SONG
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Following the success of the first two seasons of its original series Song by Song, Ovation, America's only arts network, has ordered new blocks of the documentary music series from the Emmy-nominated production team at TH Entertainment, LLC. (more...)

Tickets to Cincinnati Playhouse's 2014-15 Season Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Single tickets for all 2014-15 season shows at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will go on sale Monday, Aug. 4. This includes tickets for the Playhouse's beloved annual holiday classic A CHRISTMAS CAROL, presented by U.S. Bank. (more...)

Theatre at the Center to Present WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, 9/11-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

In its first professional production since its Broadway debut, the musical comedy WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN makes its Chicago area premiere in a brand new production at Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, September 11 through October 12, with a press opening on September 14. With an irresistible Latin-infused score by Tony Award-nominated David Yazbek and book by Jeffrey Lane (the team behind past Theatre at the Center hit DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS) WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN is a touching and hilarious story of a group of women whose relationships with men lead to a whirlwind of emotions- love as they find them, confusion as they lose them and passion when they need them. This regional premiere is directed by William Pullinsi with Choreography by Danny Herman and Musical Direction and Orchestrations by William Underwood. (more...)

Best George Strait Songs And Videos Now Available At CountryRebel.com
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Country Rebel Clothing Co. is a new apparel and entertainment brand that offers something for every country music fan. Whether someone is looking for country style clothing for festivals and concerts, wants to catch up on some of the greatest country tunes around, or wants the chance to win some free goodies, CountryRebel.com is the place to go. Country fans can finally get a blast from the past with some of the the best George Strait songs on their new 'Videos' channel on Country Rebel Clothing Co.'s main website. (more...)

RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH Opens 8/15 at Barter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The Man in Black was a man like no other, and now Barter Theatre celebrates his music, life and legacy in the joyous musical 'Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash.' Starring Barter audience favorite Jason Petty as Johnny Cash and new talent Katie Deal of Georgia as June Carter Cash, the show opens August 15 at Barter's Main Stage. With a limited 4-week, tickets have already been selling fast, so Barter recommends calling soon for reservations. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Rocks the Ohio Theatre…'Great Balls of Fire!'
by Roy Berko - Jul 10, 2014

Part concert, part history lesson, and a lot of rock 'n roll-- that's 'Million Dollar Quartet', now on stage at the Ohio Theatre in PlayhouseSquare. (more...)

Jay Leno, Wynton Marsalis, Audra McDonald, Natalie Cole, Alvin Ailey and More Set for Tilles Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post, Long Island's leading showplace, today announced its 2014-15 season, featuring some of the most celebrated stars of comedy, music, and dance. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Extends RING OF FIRE Through 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Due to popular demand, Ring of Fire - The Music of Johnny Cash has been extended through August 24 at the CLO Cabaret. The show was previously scheduled to close August 17. Tickets for all remaining performances are now on sale and can be purchased online at CLOCabaret.com, by calling 412-456-6666 or visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. (more...)

Loudon Wainwright III to Perform at Ridgefield Playhouse, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Captain Calvin Spalding from M*A*S*H (the singing surgeon) and the singer of "Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)" is going to light up the stage of The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, September 12, at 8 p.m. Loudon Wainwright III is a critically acclaimed songwriter who won the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album High, Wide and Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project. Legendary artists including Johnny Cash and Bonnie Raitt have covered his songs --from folk, rock and blues to comedy. This event is part of the Doyle Coffin Singer/Songwriter Series. (more...)

BWW Reviews: RING OF FIRE Lights Up Totem Pole Playhouse
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 07, 2014

The bio-musical of the life and music of Johnny Cash takes center stage at Totem Pole with the best band you'll see on stage this year. (more...)

LINKIN PARK Inducted into Guitar Center's RockWalk
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

In case you missed it, legendary rock group Linkin Park was inducted into Guitar Center's renowned RockWalk last month. (more...)

Brandon Bennett's ELVIS MY WAY Returns to Suncoast Showroom, 8/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Brandon Bennett returns to the Suncoast Showroom to celebrate the "King of Rock and Roll" with his "Elvis My Way" show on August 16 and 17. (more...)

CRT Kids Present ALICE IN WONDERLAND, 7/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Cortland Repertory Theatre's 'CRT KIDS' program will present four performances of an original version of the classic tale 'Alice in Wonderland'. Written and directed by local playwright Kim L. Hubbard, the show stars CRT's six performing interns of the 2014 summer season. Funny, entertaining and timely, it is appropriate for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade, and carries an important message about communication in these modern times. (more...)

LES MISERABLES Comes to Cortland Repertory Theatre, 7/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

For the third production in Cortland Repertory Theatre's 43rd annual summer season, the epic, international hit musical "Les Miserables" takes the stage. Based on Victor Hugo's novel, the script of the musical is written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, with music by Schonberg and lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer. Performances of CRT's production will run from July 9 - 26 with evening performances at 7:30. Matinees are available on July 11, 13, 16, 20, and 23 at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or by visiting the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in downtown Cortland. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2nd Edition of Sound + Vision Documentary Series
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the second edition of Sound + Vision, the annual documentary series that explores a diverse range of music, artists, genres, and styles from all over the world. (more...)

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