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Johnny Cash musical featured at Broadway Palm

May 4, 2010
Lehigh Acres Citizen

Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre is running the Broadway hit Ring of Fire playing from now to June 5. Ring of Fire celebrates the "man in Black," Johnny Cash, and his remarkable life story is told through his music.

He was a poor Arkansas boy who picked cotton on the family farm before embarking on 50 years of writing more than 1,000 songs. Johnny Cash spent his career strumming hiss Martin guitar and singing in his distinctive bass/baritone voice that won him 17 Grammys and sold more than 90 million albums

Even after his death, Johnnny Cash is still one of the most popular entertains of all time. Ring of Fire tells his story of passion, redemption, humor and salvation. The musical includes eight multi-talented singers and a phenomenal six-piece orchestra on stage in a show celebration of the world's most favorite rebel.

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Some of those in the Ring of Fire Broadway Palm production are shown here before the Grand Ole Opry microphone. Photo provided by Broadway Palm

Feature more than 30 Johnny Cash hits including I Walk the Line, Jackson, Folsom Prison Blues, Man in Black, I've been Everywhere, A Boy named Sue and the title track, Ring of Fire.

The show is directed and choreographed by Ann Nieman with musical orchestrations by JR McAlexander, sets by dominic Lauy, costumes by John P.,, White, costumes coordination by Jimmy Conti, lighting design by Russell A. Thompson and special effects by Ray Malone and Dennis Hitchcock.

Performances are Tuesday through Sunday evenings with selected matinees.

Starting in May, performances are Wednesday through Sunday evenings with selected matinees., Dinner and show tickets range from $47 to $53 with group discounts available for parties of 20 or more.

Children 12 and under dinner and show tickets are $21. Show only seats are available for $27. Tickets are on sale and can be reserved by calling 22239-278-4422 or by visiting www.BroadwayPalm.com or by stopping by the box office at 1380 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers.

 
 

 

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