2,500 times as Patsy Cline, the story of Swift-Sawyer


After a four year run in “Always… Patsy Cline” at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Melissa Swift-Sawyer tells her and Patsy’s story in a new show. We sat down with her to chat about what it is like to perform these iconic songs and the experience of writing her own show.

“Today Tomorrow & Forever: A Celebration of Patsy Cline” stars Melissa Swift-Sawyer. The show consists of 26 Patsy Cline songs including Crazy, I Fall to Pieces and Walkin’ After Midnight. It is a retelling of Patsy Cline’s life story and the story of how Swift-Sawyer came to perform the country icon over 2,500 times.

Watch Melissa Swift- Sawyer perform ‘Crazy.’

Crazy Melissa Swift-Sawyer

Melissa Swift- Sawyer performing ‘Crazy’ from ‘Today Tomorrow & Forever: The Patsy Cline Story’ at Longmont Theatre Company.


Ticket Information

  • Presented by the Longmont Theatre Company
  • Aug. 18, through Aug. 27
  • 513 Main St, Longmont, CO 80501
  • Tickets start at $18
  • Call 303-772-5200 or longmonttheatre.org
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