The Sounds of Patsy Cline Echo Loudly at the Cactus Theatre [VIDEO]
One of the most complete productions on music made famous by Patsy Cline is “Always, Patsy Cline”, written by Ted Swindley back in 1988. And you have an opportunity to see it in Lubbock. Since the late 90’s the Cactus Theatre has produced a unique production featuring Terri Caldwell and her incredible voice. I have the distinct pleasure of playing a crazed fan, Louise Seger; sharing memories of meeting Miss Cline at the club and taking her home for bacon and eggs. You have the chance to see this particular production, which Swindley based on actual facts, for a couple of more Saturdays, at least. Ms Caldwell had out-of-town conflicts and bowed out of the show this time, but an amazing Cactus performer Amber Pennington has stepped into those shoes, filling them “to a T”!
Amber’s strong voice and beauty grab your emotions on twenty-something Patsy Cline songs from “Walkin’ after Midnight” to “Crazy” to “Sweet Dreams”. Last Saturday night’s standing ovation proves you really shouldn’t miss this one. It’s showing at the Cactus Theatre in the Depot, 7:30 p.m., Saturdays, August 27 and September 3. Contact the box office, 806-762-3233 for tickets. I’ve found this classic television appearance Patsy did in 1962. Check it out.