Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

Created by Richard Maltby, Jr.

Conceived by William Meade

Adapted from the Broadway Production by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Jason Edwards

Directed by Jason Edwards


December 3-28

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Featuring a company of multi-talented performers and over 30 hits from his iconic songbook, this spirited musical takes you on a journey through the life and career of The Man in Black. Exploring love, faith, struggle and success, songs such as “A Boy Named Sue,” “Daddy Sang Bass,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Jackson” and “I Walk the Line” tell the story of Johnny Cash in a salute to this unique American legend.

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Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash.

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Featuring songs from one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Ring of Fire will keep your feet tapping and your hearts singing, long after the lights come up.

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Wednesday December 3, 2014 8:00 pm
Thursday December 4, 2014 8:00 pm
Friday December 5, 2014 8:00 pm
Saturday December 6, 2014 5:00 pm
Sunday December 7, 2014 2:00 pm
Sunday December 7, 2014 7:00 pm
Tuesday December 9, 2014 7:00 pm
Wednesday December 10, 2014 1:30 pm
Wednesday December 10, 2014 8:00 pm
Thursday December 11, 2014 8:00 pm
Friday December 12, 2014 8:00 pm
Saturday December 13, 2014 5:00 pm
Sunday December 14, 2014 2:00 pm
Tuesday December 16, 2014 7:00 pm
Wednesday December 17, 2014 8:00 pm
Thursday December 18, 2014 8:00 pm
Friday December 19, 2014 8:00 pm
Saturday December 20, 2014 5:00 pm
Saturday December 20, 2014 9:00 pm
Sunday December 21, 2014 2:00 pm
Sunday December 21, 2014 7:00 pm
Monday December 22, 2014 7:00 pm
Tuesday December 23, 2014 7:00 pm
Friday December 26, 2014 1:30 pm
Friday December 26, 2014 8:00 pm
Saturday December 27, 2014 5:00 pm
Sunday December 28, 2014 2:00 pm
Sunday December 28, 2014 7:00 pm

The Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts is fully accessible to patrons using wheelchairs or with other mobility challenges. Seating areas to accommodate persons using wheelchairs are located throughout the Mainstage house. If you require special seating, please call the Box Office at (314) 968-4925.

The Browning Mainstage is equipped with an FM Assistive Listening System. Receivers, available free of charge, may be picked up at the Patron Services Desk at the Loretto-Hilton Center one-half hour prior to the performance.

The performance on December 28, 2014, 2 pm is presented with Open Captioning for the deaf and hard of hearing. Special seating featuring optimal views of the stage and captions is reserved. Call The Rep's Box Office at (314) 968-4925 for ticket prices and reservations. Deaf or speech-disabled patrons may use the Relay Missouri service by calling (800) 735-2966 (TTY) or (800) 735-2466 (voice).

The Rep offers both live and recorded Audio Description for any non-preview performance of this production upon request. The description includes program notes as well as information on the visual elements of the production. To reserve tickets and description devices, please call the Box Office at (314) 968-4925. (Two weeks advance notice is required for this service.)


Cast: Trenna Barnes (Principal), Allison Briner (Principal), Jason Edwards (Principal), Derek Keeling (Principal), Walter Hartman, drums (Musician/Ensemble), Brantley Kearns, fiddle (Musician/Ensemble), Jeff Lisenby, keyboard & accordion (Musician/Ensemble), John W. Marshall, upright bass (Musician/Ensemble), Brent Moyer, electric and acoustic guitar & trumpet (Musician/Ensemble), Andrew Platt, electric and acoustic guitar, mandolin & harmonica (Musician/Ensemble)

Creative Staff: Jeff Lisenby (Musical Director), Denise Patton (Choreographer), John Iacovelli (Set Designer), Lou Bird (Costume Designer), Kenton Yeager (Lighting Designer), Joe Payne (Sound/Projection Designer), Rich Cole (Casting Director), Emilee Buchheit (Stage Manager), Lionel A. Christian (Assistant Stage Manager)

Free Drop in Tours at the St. Louis Art Museum

December 6 and 27; 11:00 a.m. and December 14; 2:00 p.m.

We're excited to partner with the Saint Louis Art Museum to enhance the Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash experience for our patrons. Take a free one-hour docent-led tour through SLAM's collection featuring an emphasis on The Color Black in all its lyrical, rhythmic and staccato forms. All tours are free; no reservations required. For more information visit slam.org.

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