Calamity Jane, the classic 1953 Warner Bros. movie musical and box office sensation starring Doris Day and Howard Keel, comes to life featuring Country Icon and America’s sweetheart, Louise Mandrell. Louise captures the heart of the audience’s attention as she portrays the sharp-shooting, feisty and fierce Wild West Legend Calamity Jane.
Calamity Jane literally snaps, crackles, and pops back into theatres across America in buckskins, boots, and a scout cap, surrounded by a multi-talented cast of actors and musicians. Calamity takes every audience on a magical journey back to Deadwood City where she encounters her long-standing enemy Wild Bill Hickok. The score features 10 Oscar Nominated songs including The Black Hills of Dakota, The Deadwood Stage, Just Blew in from the Windy City, and the Academy Award-winning Best Original Song Secret Love. This brand new production, produced by Louise Mandrell and Morris Higham Management, and managed by Troika Entertainment, will have audiences kicking up their heels in this Wild West Revival.
Louise Mandrell has made her mark in the entertainment world by pouring her heart and soul into each and every endeavor, whether she’s performing live onstage, recording in the studio, working in front of the camera, or giving time back to her community. Her massive fan base across the country and on social media crosses all demographics. Louise starred in 8 prime-time television specials including the ever-popular Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters, which drew millions of viewers on NBC weekly. For nearly a decade, Louise performed to sold-out audiences nightly at the Louise Mandrell Theatre that she owned and operated in Tennessee.
Louise recently starred in Calamity Jane the Musical, presented by the Good Company Players in a sold out 9-week run in Fresno, CA. Louise Mandrell’s utmost love for Calamity Jane is apparent on stage as she portrays a multifaceted character who proves to be successful in a man’s world using guns, whip, but more importantly wit.
Calamity Jane rides into your town in Fall 2016, and will be rootin’ tootin’, sure is shootin’, double barrel entertainment aimed right at your funny bone! Yee-haw!