This production is a tribute to the late great Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash’s musical legacy. Featuring Cash’s classic songs as well as his later works, the characters of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash are portrayed by international performers Doug Allen and Nicole Evans in this multimedia theatrical show. SESAC affiliated writer/publisher and Nashville recording artist Doug Allen has performed in over eighty countries around the world and has been the recipient of the United States Department of Defense’s Certificate of Esteem Award and the Certificate of Appreciation Award for his work entertaining US military members around the world. He has also received the Republic ofKorea’s Apple of Excellence Award.
Mr. Allen, an avid Johnny Cash fan, was inspired to perform Cash’s music because of the open dialogue that Johnny personally shared with him. Doug Allen captures the physical appearance, vocals, speech, mannerisms and spirit of the immortal Johnny Cash. The strong chemistry and comedic interaction between Johnny and June, combined with larger-than-life projected big screen images, great vocals and “A-list” musicians, capture the authentic Cash sound and make “American Icon: A Tribute to Johnny Cash” a must-see for everyone!In addition to being an entertaining stage show, the production is supported by original Cash-inspired music, including the single “June,” written by Doug Allen and the legendary writer/producer, Jeff Silverman. Jeff has collaborated with artists such as Rick Springfield, Michael Peterson, Boyz II Men, David Cassidy, George Clinton and Prince.