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The Roxy Regional Theatre showcases the music of Johnny Cash.

 

“Hello, I am Johnny Cash”

The Roxy Regional Theatre has always done musicals well, so it is no surprise that the “Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash” was a foot tapping good time. Showcasing the life of country Music Legend Johnny Cash the musical followed his life from his birth, until his death in 2003. The show features  Nathan Freeman, Brian C. Veith, Melissa Dowty, and Mindy Wedner. They were backed up by some great musicians Travis Wetzel, Lisa Horngren, John Waddle, Scott Stowe, Thad Wallus, Matt Whittenburg, and Tom Thayer.

The show runs through February 27, playing Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7pm and Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, with a 2pm matinee on Saturday, February 20. Tickets are $20 (adults) and $15 (ages 13 and under). Tickets to all performances can be purchased online at www.roxyregionaltheatre.org, by phone at 931-645-7699, or at the theatre during regular box office hours (9am-2pm, weekdays).

Pictured, clockwise from bottom left: Brian Veith, Mindy Wedner, Nathan Freeman, Melissa Dowty the cast of The Ring of Fire Musical. (Photo courtesy of Greg Williamson / The Leaf-Chronicle)

Pictured, clockwise from bottom left: Brian Veith, Mindy Wedner, Nathan Freeman, Melissa Dowty the cast of The Ring of Fire Musical. (Photo courtesy of Greg Williamson / The Leaf-Chronicle)

This show is based around music and songs of Johnny and June Carter Cash and features 33 individual numbers mixing the voices of the cast in a harmonious blend. The first act’s music was positive and celebrated southern life, while the second half takes a somewhat darker tone most likely due to the admitted drug use by Cash. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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