Songbird show for Eva Cassidy

PUBLISHED: 08:30 21 February 2015

Sarah-Jane Buckley.

Sarah-Jane Buckley.

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THE remarkable journey of Eva Cassidy will be told in a one-off show at Weston’s Playhouse next month, detailing the singing star’s poignant journey from humble beginnings to her death at the age of just 33.

Sarah-Jane Buckley, best known for playing Kathy Barnes in Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks, is renowned as one of the world’s leading Eva Cassidy performers, and will lead the show as the Washington-born singer, who died from melanoma in November 1996.

Long-term fans of Eva, considered one of the greatest singers of the 1980s and 1990s, and those new to her unique take on classic songs are in for a treat, with the show backed by a live on-stage band.

The show, on March 6, starts at 7.30pm. Tickets are priced £24 and available from the box office on 01934 645544 or via www.theplayhouse.co.uk


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