Welcome to John Garcia's THE COLUMN
ALWAYS… PATSY CLINECreated and Originally Directed by Ted Swindley
Presented by Plaza Theatre Company
Runs through 7/27/2019
Reviewed by Rebecca Roberts,
Associate Critic for John Garcia's THE COLUMN
Instead of your run of the mill biographical jukebox musical, ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE is a delightful glimpse into a brief interaction turned friendship between housewife Louise Seger and legendary country music singer Patsy Cline. This show, currently running at Plaza Theatre Company, flashes between recognizable musical performances from Caitlan Leblo as Patsy and hilariously entertaining storytelling from Shauna Lewis as Louise. Leblo & Lewis (a destined duo in simply name alone) make an unstoppable team and easily maintain the stamina required for this two-person musical production.
The show opens at The Grand Ole Opry where Patsy Cline is introduced to the audience through a few familiar hit songs. Even upon first impression, Caitlan Leblo clearly portrays the musical icon through her carefully chosen vocal stylings. However, the opening scene lacks a breathtaking ...