Always ? Patsy Cline set Nov. 6 The Vermillion Area United Way will sponsor a performance of the musical play, Always ? Patsy Cline, on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Slagle Auditorium on the campus of The University of South Dakota.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students with either high school or college identification. Tickets may be picked up at HyVee, Jones Foods, Davis Drug, Senior Citizens Center or Nook N' Cranny, all in Vermillion.
Always ? Patsy Cline is a musical play based on the true-life friendship between the singer and Louise Seger, a devoted Texas fan. Written by Ted Swindley, Always ? Patsy Cline is a heart-warming and funny footstomp through the music and memories of two very special women.
Kaija Bonde stars as Patsy Cline and Jill Pillar is Louise Seger.
Bonde has appeared in numerous productions including Evita, Into the Woods, City of Angels, Pump Boys and Dinettes, A ? My Name is Alice, The Sound of Music, Nunsense and many more.
Pillar is a seasoned actress whose credits include Man of La Mancha, West Side Story, Evita, A Chorus Line, Tony and Tina's Wedding, Christmas Carol and Little Shop of Horrors.
Many outstanding artists in the region are also involved with Always ? Patsy Cline, including Brian Bonde and Boyd Bristow who provide stage and musical direction. Always ? Patsy Cline features music by pianist Gail Tallaksen and the Poker Alice Band � Owen DeJong, Nick Schwebach, Larry Rohrer, Denny Jensen and Steve Peterson.
Always ? Patsy Cline is a production of The Comfort Theatre Company, a new professional company in Sioux Falls, in conjunction with the Randy Johnson Company.