Photo Coverage: Ring of Fire in Rehearsal
Cast members of the new Johnny Cash musical Ring of Fire gathered for an open press rehearsal on January 11th.
of Fire will have its New York premiere beginning Wednesday, February
8th, 2006 and open officially on Sunday, March 12th, 2006 on Broadway
at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Ring of Fire was
created by Tony Award-winner Richard Maltby, Jr. and William Meade. Directed by Maltby Jr. Ring of Fire features musical direction by Jeff Lisenby and choreography by Lisa Shriver.
The cast features Jarrod Emick (The Boy from Oz, Tony Award-winner for Damn Yankees), Cass Morgan (The Capeman, Beauty and the Beast), Jeb Brown (Aida), Pat
McRoberts (Miss Saigon), Jason Edwards (Johnny Guitar), Beth Malone and gospel/country star
Lari White, as well as musicians Laurie Canaan, Dan Immel, Ron Krasinski, Eric Anthony, David M. Lutken, Brent Moyer, Ken Triwush and Randy Redd.
Ring of Fire brings to life through the words and music, the stories made famous in Johnny Cash's songs. The show 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."Tickets are available online at Telecharge.com or by phone at (212) 239-6200; outside metro New York (800) 432-7250. For more information, visit www.ringoffirethemusical.com.Photographs by: Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.
Director Richard Maltby Jr.
Jarrod Emick and Jed Brown