Always Patsy Cline
The Hippodrome Mainstage turns into the Grand Ole Opry as Always …Patsy Cline, takes the stage. Based on the life of Patsy Cline, the woman who epitomized country music in the late ’50s and ’60s, Always…Patsy Cline is a song-filled evening and an intimate and uplifting look at the life of country music’s most beloved singer. The play focuses on the unusual friendship Patsy shared with star-struck housewife Louise Seger. Seger, and most of the nation, fell in love with Patsy’s voice after seeing her perform “Walkin’ After Midnight” on Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts in 1957. Seger followed Cline’s career via radio and television and finally met the singer at a Houston concert in 1961. The two became pen-pals up until the 1963 plane crash that claimed Cline’s life. The play’s title refers to the manner in which Cline would close each of her letters: Love always … Patsy Cline.
Always… Patsy Cline is an intimate look at the woman behind the legend. The show includes more than 20 country standards including Cline’s hits “I Fall to Pieces,” “Crazy,” “Back in Baby’s Arms” and “She’s Got You.”