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UMW putting on “Always… Patsy Cline”

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The University of Mary Washington will begin its production of the musical “Always…Patsy Cline” in February, according to a university release.

UMW’s department of theatre & dance will continue its 2013-2014 season with performances of the show Feb. 6-8, Feb. 13-15 and Feb. 20-22 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 2 p.m. in duPont Hall’s Klein Theatre.

“Always…Patsy Cline,” written by Ted Swindley is based on the true story of Louise Seger, a Cline fan. The musical features Cline’s hits, including “Crazy,” “Walkin’ After Midnight” and “I Fall to Pieces.”

According to the release, “the performance is directed by Gregg Stull, professor and chair of the department of theatre & dance and department of music, with musical direction by Christopher Wingert. Scenic design is by associate professor Julie Hodge and costume design is by associate professor Kevin McCluskey. Lighting and sound designs are by guest artists Catherine Girardi and Anthony Angelini.”

For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Klein Theatre Box Office at (540) 654-1111 or visit


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