The Man in Black - A Tribute to Johnny Cash at Théâtre St-Denis
this summer as part of the Just for Laughs Festival!
Montreal, March 24, 2015 – After five successful summer seasons at the Capitole de Québec, The Man in Black – A Tribute to Johnny Cash comes to Montreal’s Théâtre St-Denis 2 starting July 1st as part of the 33rd edition of the Juste pour rire Festival. The show is presented by Juste pour rire in collaboration with the Capitole and Théâtre St-Denis.
The Man in Black pays tribute to the musical genius of Johnny Cash, who is portrayed in his heyday by Shawn Barker, a larger-than-life performer who gives life to the character with breathtaking authenticity. Accompanied by four musicians and two backup singers, the impersonator plays Cash’s biggest hits, from his earliest recordings in 1955 (Hey Porter, Cry, Cry, Cry), to his duets with his muse and wife June Carter (Jackson, Darlin’ Companion), not to mention his signature tune, Ring of Fire.
The story of Johnny Cash, as well as his music, touched millions around the world and was defined by his search for truth and inner peace. He lived the life of a rebel and continues to seduce a whole new generation of fans with his timeless music. He created a sound that was all his own and a legacy that still inspires so many young emerging artists of all genres.
“BOTH PHYSICALLY AND VOCALLY, THE RESEMBLANCE IS UNCANNY!”
- PIERRE O. NADEAU, LE JOURNAL DE QUÉBEC
“IT WILL SET YOUR EYES AND EARS ON FIRE.”
- REBECCA MAKONNEN, RADIO-CANADA
“HIS VOICE IS TRULY IMPRESSIVE, AS IS THE IMPRESSION… MAKES YOU BELIEVE THAT CASH HASN’T QUITE LEFT US AFTER ALL.”
- MARIE-CHRISTINE BLAIS, LA PRESSE
The Juste pour rire Festival is presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Québec would like to thank its public partners: the Government of Quebec, the Government of Canada, the Ville de Montréal and Tourisme Montréal.
For more information
Annexe Communications / Cindy Blanchette / 514.844.8864; 119 / firstname.lastname@example.org