Eisemann Center, "A Ride with Bob - The Bob Wills Musical"

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Before there was Elvis, before there was Hank, there was a fiddler from West Texas by the name of Bob Wills – and he was The King. Eisemann Center Presents the musical production A Ride With Bob: The Bob Wills Musical - the first-ever play about the life and music of Bob Wills playing Dec. 28-31, 2011 for five performances. This musical biography, written by Ray Benson and Anne Rapp, includes the live performance of 15 of Wills’ most popular songs in a plot that interweaves Ray Benson’s present day with various stages in Wills’ storied career.Called “the most entertaining night in Texas” by Liz Smith of The New York Post, A Ride With Bob: The Bob Wills Musical is the hit musical about the life and legacy of Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys. The production stars the nine-time Grammy-Award winner Ray Benson and the famous band Asleep at the Wheel. Featuring an all-star cast of actors and musicians includingThe Quebe Sisters Band, this show will take you on a trip through the life of the founder of western music – Bob Wills. The performance focuses on a conversation between Benson and Wills about the trials and tribulations of being a working musician.Ticket prices for the Dec. 28-31, 2011 performances range from $30-$60. The New Year's Eve Party at the Renaissance Dallas-Richardson Hotel is an additional $50 and open to all who purchase a ticket to any performance of the show. Subscriptions are on sale now and single tickets will go on sale Monday, August 8, 2011. 
  • Event Category Other
  • Event Ages 6-9, 9-12, 12+

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Eisemann Center

2351 Performance Drive
Richardson, TX 75082

(972) 744-4650