Ring of Fire: the Music of Johnny Cash
by Fredericksburg Theater Company (FTC)

Jun. 03 - Jun. 04 (2023)

From the songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and the healing power of home and family. More than two dozen classic hits—including “I Walk The Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” and the title tune—performed by a multi-talented cast, paint a musical portrait of The Man in Black that promises to be a foot-stompin’, crowd-pleasin’ salute to a unique musical legend! (Rated PG for Adult Situations)


Fredericksburg Theater Company Auditions for Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

 First round of auditions will be held for FTC's summer finale musical Ring Of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash on Saturday, June 3, at 6:00 pm and Sunday, June 4, at 6:00 pm, at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater at 1668 Highway 87 South in Fredericksburg. 

For auditions, you must prepare 32 bars of a Johnny Cash song (preferred), or a song from a classic country music artist . You may choose a song from the show or another piece that best shows your vocal range and abilities. A CD player and MP3 hookup will be available. A keyboard and accompanist will also be present. Please feel free to accompany yourself with an instrument of your choice. No acapella auditions please.

Actors will also be asked to read excerpts from the script. Scripts are available to be checked out from the FTC Box Office. The small cast version of RING OF FIRE is a true ensemble show in that it is intended for five cast members who also play the instruments. Though this is not mandatory for the success of the show.  18 yrs old and up. Further audition recommendations can be found at www.fredericksburgtheater.org/auditions.


Rehearsals are typically Monday- Friday 6:30-9.  With an occasional Saturday or Sunday as needed.  Music rehearsals will start on June 12, 2023.  There will be no rehearsals on July 3 & 4.

August 7-10 are technical/ dress rehearsals For the production's success, attendance at these rehearsals and all performances is mandatory for the entire cast and crew.

Performances are August 11, 12, 18 & 19 @ 7:30 pm, and August 13 & 20 @ 2:00 pm.

Cast Breakdown: (Age and Gender Flexible)


TRENNA-Female vocalist doubling on acoustic guitar if possible.

JASON-Male vocalist playing acoustic guitar and various percussion if possible.

EDDIE-Male vocalist playing acoustic guitar, electric guitar, and various percussion if possible.

DAVID-Male vocalist playing electric guitar, banjo, mandolin, and fiddle if possible.

MARK-Male vocalist playing bass (preferably double bass but electric bass can be used), acoustic guitar and various percussion if possible.

Any questions regarding auditions or the show please email Chasity Trajcheski at chasity@fredericksburgtheater.org