Conway Twitty Musical Opens in Nashville

The musical, Conway Twitty: The Man, the Music, the Legend, opened in Nashville on Sunday (Oct. 12) at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. Twitty’s story is told through the eyes of daughters, Joni and Kathy. Randy Johnson (Always Patsy Cline) created and directs the production. Singer-songwriter and producer Anita Cochran, who topped the country chart with Steve Wariner in 1997 with “What If I Said,” serves as musical director. The show will next be in Branson, Mo., Oct. 22-25. Among those attending the premiere were Bill Anderson, Crystal Gayle, Eric Durrance, Jeff Bates, Helen Cornelius, Jeannie Seely, Sam Moore, Mandy Barnett, Jason Meadows and Sharon and Buck White.