Jukebox musical told anecdotal style

‘Always…Patsy Cline’

Christina Hall in Always Patsy Cline presented by Firebrand Theatre. (Michael Brosilow photo)
Christina Hall in Always Patsy Cline presented by Firebrand Theatre. (Michael Brosilow photo)

3 stars

The show is an amusing tale written by Ted Swindley based on a true story as told by Louise Seger (Harmony France).

Seger had met young Nashville chanteuse Patsy Cline (Christina Hall) at one of her early Houston performances in the 1950s. The meeting created a friendship that lasted until the legendary singer’s tragic death six years later at age thirty.

France’s energetic performance as Louise is the only real substance in this country music jukebox production which incidentally features a real jukebox as part of the honky-tonk set design of Lauren M. Nichols.Read More