Always…Patsy Cline. A returned favorite event created and originally directed by Ted Swindley. March 23-May 20, 2018. Stackner Cabaret, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Patty and Jay Baker Theater Complex, 108 E. Wells St. After a record-breaking sold-out engagement in 2012, The Rep is bringing back this true story play about music legend Patsy Cline and her remarkable friendship with devoted fan Louise Seger. Filled with two dozen unforgettable hits including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Walkin’ After Midnight.” Returning to reprise the role of Patsy is Rep favorite Kelley Faulkner (Guys & Dolls) who dazzled audiences in 2012 earning her rave reviews that helped create Always…Patsy Cline in being an all time greatest Stackner hit. Joining her is Milwaukee favorite Tami Workentin in the role of Louise Seger. Always…Patsy Cline celebrates the life and music of one of the most acclaimed vocalists of the 20th century.
An imaginative and kinetic new version of Offenbach’s gorgeous opera, sung in English. The story centers on the poet Hoffmann as he tells of his quest to find love, the ideal woman and the balance between love and art. The story of Hoffman’s three ill-fated romances features dazzling music and tour-de-force arias, including the famous Doll Aria sung by the mechanical doll Olympia.
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