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TED SWINDLEY is a playwright and director who has worked in theatre for the past 35 years. He is the founding artistic director of STAGES REP in Houston, Tx. and the creator and original director of the popular musical ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE. He currently lives in Nashville and New York. For a complete bio go to www.tedswindleyproductions.com.

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Shakespearean Comedies & More Set for Theater At Monmouth 55th Anniversary Season

Theater at Monmouth will celebrate 55 years with the 'Tragedy Tomorrow, Comedy Tonight' season, featuring Shakespearean comedies, Moliere's THE SCHOOL FOR HUSBANDS, and more. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Review: ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE at Great Lakes Theater

Juke box musicals are stage theatrical presentations in which a majority of the compositions were written before the presentation was conceived, rather than being original music conceived for that show.  They tend to be long on songs and short on a well-conceived plot.
Photos: First Look at Great Lakes Theater's ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) concludes its 62nd season with a musical celebration of country legend Patsy Cline in Always…Patsy Cline, performing in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, through May 19, 2024. Check out production photos here!
Review: ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE at Garden Theatre

There is musical theatre magic happening on stage now through May 19th at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden, Florida via ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE, a fan favorite musical tribute to one of the most iconic voices in country music. This latest production is a heartwarming, and toe-tapping look at the life and career of Patsy Cline through the eyes of one of her biggest fans – and takes the audience on an exciting trip back in time filled with beloved songs and a fascinating and highly entertaining story.
ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE Opens This Month At Garden Theatre

Garden Theatre will complete its 2023-2024 season with the heart-warming musical story, Always...Patsy Cline.
Laguna Playhouse To Present CAMELOT, FENCES, And More For 2024-2025 Season

Discover the 2024-2025 season of shows at LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE, featuring performances like CAMELOT, August Wilson's FENCES, A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, and more.
ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE to Open at The TADA Theatre in April

Always... Patsy Cline will open at the Tada Theatre in April.
Feature: Arkansas Theatre Year In Review for 2023

Hello, friends, and welcome to my 2023 Broadway World Year in Review. I literally doubled the number of articles this year from last year, and I’ve had the best time!
ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Extended at Stages Through December

Stages has extended fan favorite, 'Always...Patsy Cline.' From now through December 31, 2023, Houstonians can enjoy the must-see production showcasing a true story of friendship between Patsy Cline and devoted super-fan, Louise Seger.
Garden Theatre And Victory Productions Announce 2023-2024 Season

The Garden Theatre and producing partner Victory Productions have announced the 2023-2024 Theatre Season running from September 2023 - May 2024 - a lineup which includes a world premiere holiday musical, the U.S. premiere of a musical featuring the much-loved songbook of Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame duo Air Supply, and a season opener starring beloved actor, John O'Hurley.
HONKY TONK ANGELS Comes to Capital Repertory Theatre

“Honky Tonk Angels,” a musical about three women from diverse backgrounds determined to better their lives via some of the greatest hits of country, begins previews at Capital Repertory Theatre Friday, July 14, opens on Tuesday, July 18 and runs through Sunday, August 20.
Riverside Theatre Presents HONKY TONK ANGELS

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell,  Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, and Director of Special Initiatives/CFO Patti Rooney,  concludes its 50th Anniversary season by presenting a celebration of the women of country music with Honky Tonk Angels.
Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Names Selections For Annual Student Playwright Festival

Plays by local high-school seniors, Andrea Diaz, Seth Brown, and Calliana Duke have been chosen by Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. (DDTCo.) as selections for the 2023 Student Playwright Festival. Each playwright is awarded a $500 scholarship and is paired with a Houston-based playwright as a mentor to fine-tune the plays and prepare them for production.
Shadowland Stages 2023 Season to Include MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, JUST ANOTHER DAY, and More

Shadowland Stages, entering its 38th year, is a professional Equity theatre located in New York's beautiful Hudson Valley. The theatre produces a season between May and December of seven shows.
On The Verge Theatre Sets Casting For CATHOLIC SCHOOL GIRLS

On the Verge Theatre has announced the cast for Catholic School Girls, playing May 4 – May 28, 2023 at Bering Memorial Church, 1440 Harold Street, Houston, TX 77006.
Photos: Meet The Cast of HONKY TONK ANGELS At Meadow Brook Theatre

Honky Tonk Angels, by Ted Swindley, runs from April 26 through May 21, 2023, at Meadow Brook Theatre on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester Hills. See photos of the cast!
THE BOOK OF MARY Extends at Dirtdogs Theatre

The Book of Mary (It Costs a Lot to Be Real)—the ultimate theatrical collaboration between Houston icons Mary Hooper and Ted Swindley—has been extended through April 16 due to popular demand!
Review: TED SWINDLEY'S HONKY TONK ANGELS at Murry's Dinner Playhouse

What did our critic think of TED SWINDLEY'S HONKY TONK ANGELS at Murry's Dinner Playhouse? It wasn't God who made HONKY TONK ANGELS, but Murry's Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Col Glenn Rd, in Little Rock, has definitely done a great job assembling a cast that is Heavenly. Written by Ted Swindley, this trio of women, along with their band, will charm and delight you from now through April 22, with songs from artists like Dolly Parton, Tanya Tucker, Pam Tillis, and many others. Bring your appetite and follow the girls as they leave their familiar lives behind to chase their dreams in Music City.
A World Premiere & More Set for Delaware Theatre Company 2023/24 Season

Delaware Theatre Company has announced its 2023/24 Season. The five-show season—DTC's 44th—will launch on September 20. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!
Review: THE BOOK OF MARY inspires the 'Diva Within' at DIRT DOGS THEATRE

There is a short, tight list of Houston actors who could do a show about their life and have it mean anything more than a vanity project, but she is at the top of that register. There is something about Mary Hooper that Houston loves, and if you are lucky enough to catch this one woman show called THE BOOK OF MARY you will learn why.

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