Home / Tag: Patsy Cline
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

New books on rock, jazz and country

 David Meyer has a hard task: arguing for the Bee Gees against 45 years of negative rock criticism, a disco backlash and the group’s own ridiculous
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Ted Swindley's Always…Patsy Cline demands a tremendous amount from its lead actress, who is asked to deliver the humble glamour of the legendary recording artist with little to no way of formal introduction. We are introduced to her in a performance...
03.20.2012 | | Posted at 10:31 AM

Always…Patsy Cline asks a lot of a woman in the title role.

By Russ Bickerstaff
  When I walked out of the Milwaukee Rep’s Always…Patsy Cline I was more than a little disappointed. By the time I’d left the Jay and Patty Baker Theatre complex, I’d had the show pretty much in perspective. Yes: to be fair, Kelly Faulkner is charming as Patsy Cline. And no—she doesn’t have a voice with anywhere near the kind of haunting depth that Cline had, but is it right to exp...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Country music legend Patsy Cline developed new range and depth for female vocals in one of the nation's most popular music genres. Her interesting life story, about a woman who achieved great critical and commercial success in the mid-20th century...