A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline, Starring Beirne and Frey, Begins Boston Run April 7

News   A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline, Starring Beirne and Frey, Begins Boston Run April 7 Elliot Norton Award-winning actress Bridget Beirne takes A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline beginning April 7 at Boston's John Hancock Hall.
A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline star Bridget Beirne
A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline star Bridget Beirne Photo by Christine Keene

Tom Frey (2 Pianos/4 Hands) directs and co-stars as Little Big Man in the 1991 biographical musical by Dean Reagan that runs through April 17 at the Back Bay Events Center. A Closer Walk is described as "a tribute to Miss Cline's spirit and a celebration of the music of her life. The story follows Patsy Cline's climb to stardom from her hometown in Virginia to the Grand Ole Opry, Las Vegas, and Carnegie Hall. Audiences will fall in love with Patsy all over again, laugh with the comedy of Little Big, the DJ who plays Patsy's biggest fan, and rock to the tunes of the stellar band."

The musical offers highlights from Cline's career, including "Walkin' After Midnight," "Sweet Dreams" and "Crazy."

Beirne, who appeared Off-Broadway in That Time of Year at the York, earned an Elliot Norton Award for her performance in Violet and has also appeared in Boston productions of The Wild Party, Funny Girl, Parade and My Fair Lady. Beirne was also seen in the Goodspeed production of the Christopher McGovern-Amy Powers musical, Lizzie Borden.

For tickets, phone (877) 548-3237 or visit BackBayEventsCenter.

The John Hancock Hall at Back Bay Events Center is located at 180 Berkeley Street in Boston.

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