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Vocal ailment sidelines ‘Patsy Cline’ actress

All the pieces seemed to be in place for this weekend’s sold out performances of Always … Patsy Cline at Studio Players, a revival of the theater’s best-selling production ever with its original cast. But then biology intervened, and the weekend turned into … Continue reading

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2009: The year in Central Kentucky arts

New Year’s Day 2009, I assumed by New Year’s Eve I would have written about at least one Lexington arts group closing its doors. The economy was buried nose-first in the ground and theaters and other arts organizations were closing … Continue reading

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Picturing 2009 arts

This was the second year I spent covering my beat with a camera in my hands a lot of the time. As I said, last year, covering stories as a writer and a photographer is an interesting approach, because you … Continue reading

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Always . . . Patsy Cline an unprecedented hit

Wednesday performances are unheard of at Studio Players, but that is what Always . . . Patsy Cline has pushed the Bell Court troupe to do. After opening night, the theater which regularly presents performances Friday through Sunday, added Thursday … Continue reading

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Podcast: Heather Parrish on playing Patsy Cline

While she was in rehearsals for Studio Players production of Always . . . Patsy Cline, we caught up with Heather Parrish to talk to her about playing the country music legend and how it impacts her own band, June … Continue reading

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Review: Studio Players’ Always . . . Patsy Cline

It would have been enough for Heather Parrish to come out and deliver a spot-on, genial performance as Patsy Cline. With a neat wig, big black eyelashes and ­costumes topped off by a red ­cowgirl outfit, Parrish looked every bit … Continue reading

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The role of Patsy Cline will be played by . . .

Folks who consider Patsy Cline’s voice divine might find Studio Players‘ choice to play the country music legend somewhat appropriate. Heather Parrish, whose last big Lexington stage splash was singing the role of Mary Magdeline in the Lexington Shakespeare Festival’s  … Continue reading

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