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Thu 29 Sep 2005

'Ring Of Fire' - The Johnny Cash Musical Show'
to open in Feb 2006 at the Ethel Barrymore



Johnny Cash

Ring of Fire - The Johnny Cash Musical Show will have its New York premiere on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre beginning February 2006.

Ring of Fire brings to life through the words and music, the stories made famous in Johnny Cash�s songs. The show features 38 of the music legend�s songs such as �Country Boy,� �A Thing Called Love,� �Five Feet High and Rising,� �Daddy Sang Bass,� �Ring of Fire,� �I Walk the Line,� �I�ve Been Everywhere,� �The Man in Black,� and his final hit, �Hurt.�

Ring of Fire was created by Richard Maltby, Jr. and William Meade. Directed by Richard Maltby, Jr., Ring of Fire features musical direction by Jeff Lisenby and choreography by Lisa Shriver.

The cast includes Eric Anthony, Jeb Brown, Laurie Canaa, Jason Edwards, Jarrod Emick, Dan Immel, Ron Krasinski, Jeff Lisenby, David M. Lutken, Beth Malone, Cass Morgan, Brent Moyer, Randy Redd and Lari White.

The design team includes Neil Patel (set design), David C. Woolard (costume design), Ken Billington (lighting design), Peter Fitzgerald & Carl Casella (sound design) and Michael Clark (projection design).

Ring of Fire had its world premiere at the Studio Arena Theatre in Buffalo, New York where it is completing a limited engagement through to the 9th Oct 2005.

Ring of Fire is presented by William Meade, CTM Productions, G-Four Productions, Robert Quillo and James B. Freydberg who also serves as Executive Producer.

Richard Maltby, Jr. won a Tony Award for conceiving and directing the Fats Waller musical Ain�t Misbehavin�, which also garnered Drama Critics� Circle, Outer Critics� Circle, and Drama Desk awards. He co-conceived and directed the dance retrospective Fosse which won a Tony Award for Best Musical and was the co-author of the international smash hit musical Miss Saigon and Andrew Lloyd Webber�s Song and Dance.

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