Written and originally directed by Ted Swindley
Directed by Richard Robert Bunker
Musical Direction by Tania Johnson
Choreography by Deedra Wong
May 9 – June 15
More than a tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at age 30, this show is based on a true story about Cline’s continuing friendship with one of her biggest fans. The musical play, complete with down home country humor and emotion, includes many of Patsy’s unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight.
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2014 Altarena Youth Theater
Conveniently located at our theater in central Alameda, the Altarena Youth Theater offers young people of all skill levels the opportunity to to learn the “ins and outs” of theater life, both on the stage and behind the curtain. Campers have a chance to participate in a professional audition process, stage a one act production, and help choreograph an end-of-the-show dance routine.
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