Stories of faith, family, passion, redemption, and humor set the stage ablaze in the musical production RING OF FIRE-The Music of Johnny Cash. The music of the Man in Black opens at the Plymouth Playhouse with preview performances January 23? 31, opening February 1 and continuing through May 26, 2013.
Touching on the life and times of one of the world's most legendary musical artists, Johnny Cash, the musical revue RING OF FIRE is considered one of the best "jukebox musicals" of our time. Although Cash himself is never impersonated, Ring of Fire features a company of performers that will guide you on a journey through Cash's storied life and celebrated music, from the cotton fields of Arkansas to the Grand Ole Opry. Ring of Fire features more than 35 of his hit songs from his long career including I Walk the Line, Jackson, If I Were A Carpenter, I've Been Everywhere, Folsom Prison blues, A Boy Named Sue, his final hit, Daddy Sang Bass and the title track Ring of Fire. With smashing medleys and bounce in its guitar? driven energy, this show will have you stompin' your feet and asking for more.
Cash is primarily remembered as a country music artist, however his style spanned from gospel to folk, rock to blues, and country in between. Both critically and audience acclaimed, this show has been bringing audiences to their feet at large and small theaters around the country. The New York Post calls it "Effective, funny and imaginatively presented," "Ring of Fire is HOT!" declares Variety. "It's touching and exuberant," says the Associated Press.
RING OF FIREThe Music of Johnny Cash is created by Richard Maltby, Jr. and conceived by William Meade with orchestrations by Steven Bishop and Jeff Lisenby. Ring of Fire was originally produced on Broadway by William Meade, CTM Productions, and James B. Freydberg.