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crazy for patsy cline

It’s true- everyone loves at least one Patsy Cline song. “Portrait of Patsy Cline,” starring OBX diva Laura Martier has been getting rave reviews while serving up 32 of Patsy’s best including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,”  “Walking after Midnight,” and “A Closer Walk with Thee.” The show, produced by Elizabeth R and Company, also features an all-star band as the Tumbling Humble Weeds including Muskrat Reems, Skip Hancock, Dan Martier, Joe Mapp, Bill Rea on bass, and Charlie Austin.

You can catch Patsy at the Outer Banks Jubilee every Wednesday through Aug. 14th at 7:30 p.m. Advance purchase tickets are $20 per person and are available online. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $25 only on the night of performance (if they haven’t sold out!) For information call (252) 473-1061 or e-mail elizr1558@yahoo.com. To order advance tickets, go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/380029.

A Portrait of Patsy Cline

Laura Martier stars as Patsy Cline on the OBX

 

The Outer Banks Voice says, “Most tribute shows depend on mimicry, but Martier’s performance has proven to be more along the lines of channeling the great singer. “It takes a lot of focus and concentration,” said Martier, who recently performed the musical at the Theater of the American South festival in Wilson May 16-27. A review of the play by HispanicBusiness.com reported: “She knows the music and the lyrics, and she works to perfect every vowel sound and every crack in her voice when she performs the songs that made Cline famous.”

Read the rest of Russ Lay’s story over on The Outer Banks Voice.

 

 

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