Lisa Layne's Classic Ladies of Country at the Candlelight Pavilion
CLAREMONT, CA— The Candlelight Pavilion is transforming itself once again into a country dance hall. Pull on your country boots and dance the night away with our favorite lady of country in a show written especially for her. This showcase features Lisa singing standard songs from the classic ladies of country such as Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, Dolly Parton, and of course, Patsy Cline. Lisa Layne’s Classic Ladies of Country will be hosted by Candlelight Pavilion favorite Beth Mendoza.
Get ready to learn the Texas Two-Step as Lisa Layne, her boys and her band take us back to the good ol’ days of Classic Country. The Candlelight Pavilion is turning into a country dance hall. Country it up y’all! Throw on that tall cowboy hat, squeeze into your favorite cowboy boots, slip on that fancy gingham dress, hike-up those nice jeans, put on the biggest rodeo belt buckle you can find and come to hear some of the most famous songs from Countries leading ladies. Watch as Lisa Layne performs favorites like 9 to 5, Rose Garden, and Crazy along with her cowboys, Orlando Montes, Mike Eberhardt and Jordan Lamoureux. Beth Mendoza, who performed in the 2010 production of Always…Patsy Cline alongside Lisa Layne, will keep the show going as she hosts the evening. Don’t forget the band! Lisa Layne, Beth Mendoza and the cowboys are accompanied by a live country band complete with steel guitar!
Miss Layne’s professional career began at the age of four and when she reached high school, she formed her own country band in which she sand and played the bass guitar. In 1985 she joined Vince Vance and the Valiants touring the country as a 50’s and 60’s showband. Lisa’s time with the Valiants in 1989 led to her record “All I Want For Christmas is You.” It is No. 43 on Billboards Hot 100 Holiday Songs, according to their release on in December of 2010. It previously peaked at No. 31, and is constantly the most requested holiday song.
After their marriage in 1992, Lisa and her husband moved to Nashville. In early 1995, Layne won the role of Patsy Cline in the first national tour of A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline. She toured with that troupe for the better part of two years before joining the Nashville Troupe as the lead in the same show. She performed at the Texas Troubadour Theater in Nashville doing the Patsy show from 1998 through. Layne performed across the country from 2000 to 2005 and then moved to Branson, Missouri, where she had her own country show. She has been performing in Always…Patsy Cline in Branson since last season and will continue the production into the 2011 season. This will mark Layne’s sixth engagement with the Candlelight Pavilion, her last performance of course being in 2010’s Always…Patsy Cline.
Lisa Layne’s Classic Ladies of Countryopens January 7 at the Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theater. Tickets are available by calling (909) 626-1254, ext 1. Ticket prices range from $48-$68 which includes both dinner and show. The Candlelight Pavilion is proud to announce its flexible payment plans to all Season ticket holders; save 10-20% on season tickets when you book as few as four shows in 2011. For more information regarding the 2011 season line-up and ticketing, please visit us online at www.thecpdt.com.
About the Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theater
Ben D. Bollinger’s Candlelight Pavilion was founded in 1985. Since then, the Candlelight Pavilion has produced over 170 professional shows from classic musicals to contemporary favorites. From Broadway performers to local professionals, the Candlelight Pavilion has an array of talented actors, directors and choreographers that have remarkable credentials.
The production staff has worked for acclaimed companies such as Disney, and has produced shows both nationally and internationally. The Pavilion is a 299 seat house offering fine dining and theater. From cozy round tables for two up front to larger tables of eight, comfortable booths, and even private balcony rooms the Candlelight Pavilion is an elegant place to spend any evening. Dining at the Candlelight Pavilion includes waiter-served meals instead of typical dinner theater buffets. The flavorful cuisine sets a dinner theater standard of its own.