Always... Patsy Cline

Musical

Writers: Ted Swindley

Overview

Show Information

Conceived By
Category
Musical
Number of Acts
2
First Produced
1988
Genres
Jukebox/Revue
Settings
Contemporary, Multiple Settings
Time & Place
Louise Seger’s home in Texas and various locations from Patsy Cline’s career. Late 1950s-1980s.
Cast Size
small
Orchestra Size
Rock Combo
Dancing
None
Ideal for
College/University, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Regional Theatre, Small Cast, Star Vehicle Female
Casting Notes
Mostly female cast
Includes adult characters

Synopsis

Always… Patsy Cline is a heartfelt celebration of the legendary country songstress. From the moment Texas housewife Louise Seger first heard Patsy Cline’s voice, she was hooked. After quickly becoming Cline’s biggest fan, Louise was able to meet her idol before a show one surprising evening in Houston. That night sparked a deep friendship between the two women which continued through the years, writing letters to each other as Cline’s fame skyrocketed. Years after Cline’s tragic death, Louise reminisces on their friendship and her love for the singer. Based on a true story, the musical features all of Patsy Cline’s greatest hits and a heartfelt, down home good time.

Lead Characters