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ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE


Release Date: 1/20/2007

"ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE...

BRINGS A LITTLE BROADWAY TO CAMP lEJEUNE

Semper Fit Recreation is bringing a little taste of Broadway to Camp Lejeune as they present Always... Patsy Cline.

Always...Patsy Cline
was originally directed by Ted Swindley. Always&Patsy Cline will be performed for a limited engagement at the Midway Park Theater. Show dates are: January 19th through 21st, 26th through 28th, and February 2nd through the 4th under the direction of Nancy St. Charles.

Always... Patsy Cline is a critically acclaimed play that has enjoyed tremendous success all over the United States including a stint on Broadway. The show has also been performed internationally with performances in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Now the show will be performed aboard Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune showcasing local talent.

Always... Patsy Cline is based on a true story about Patsy Cline's friendship with a fan named Louise Seger. The two met in a Texas honky-tonk in 1961 and became friends. The play tells the story of their friendship while paying tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at the age of 30 in a plane crash in 1963. The shows title was inspired by the correspondence between the two friends which were consistently signed ALWAYS... Patsy Cline.

Audiences will be entertained with down home country humor, true emotion, and even some audience participation as they will be brought back in time and entertained as the cast performs many of Patsy"s unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall To Pieces, Sweet Dreams, and Walking After Midnight.

Tickets are $12 for military and $15 for civilian. Tickets are on sale now at Camp Lejeunes Information Tickets and Tours Office. For tickets or additional event information, please call (910) 451-3535 or (910) 451-2106.

Media interested in covering the event should contact MCCS Marketing representative, Everett Vaughn, at (910) 451-5519 or via email at vaughnel@usmc-mccs.org for coordination.

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