Cast

The cast of Pickin' and a Grinnin': A Night at the Opry. Pictured are Nat Zegree, Ben Hope, Jeremy Sevelovitz, Katie Barton, Sarah Hund, Eric Anthony, Paul Babelay, Russell Weaver.

Flat Rock Playhouse will continue the 2018 season with a Flat Rock Favorites all-star performance featuring the musical styles made famous by The Grand Ole Opry.

Combining the talents of performers from Million Dollar Quartet, Music on the Rock: Johnny Cash & Roy Orbison, and Music on the Rock: Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson, Pickin’ and A Grinnin’: A Night at the Opry guarantees a high energy, merry riot of musical expression.

Running from October 18-28 on the historic Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage, Pickin’ and A Grinnin’: A Night at the Opry will offer the perfect chance to bring the whole family together for a hand clappin’ foot stompin’ good time!

As one of America’s greatest musical traditions, the Grand Ole Opry started in Nashville, Tennessee in 1925 as a weekly one-hour radio show and party. Today it is the longest-running radio broadcast in U.S. history. 

Featuring some of Flat Rock’s most recognizable musical talents, Pickin’ and A Grinnin’: A Night at the Opry will showcase everything from bluegrass to honky-tonk, blues to rock n’ roll, and tin pan alley to pop standard.

The All-Star cast includes Nat Zegree (Million Dollar Quartet, Amadeus, One NAT Only, The NAT Before Christmas), Eric Anthony (Million Dollar Quartet,  Music on the Rock: Johnny Cash & Roy Orbison, Beatles), Jeremy Sevelovitz (Million Dollar Quartet, Music on the Rock: Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash & Roy Orbison), Paul Babelay (Music on the Rock and Mainstage Flat Rock Playhouse percussionist for over 20 years), and Ben Hope & Katie Barton (The Buddy Holly Story, A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas, Music on the Rock: Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson). Also featured in this star-studded cast are Flat Rock Playhouse newcomers Sarah Hund (Fiddle), and Russell Weaver (Steel Guitar). 

Performances will be held on Wednesday and Thursday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m.  and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 - $52. Call 828-693-0731, toll-free at 866-737-8008 or purchase them online at www.flatrockplayhouse.org.

 

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