‘Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash’ performed at Charleston prison

by Nok-Noi Ricker of The Bangor Daily News:

Nearly 100 inmates at the Charleston Correctional Facility and Mountain View Youth Development Center filed into the medium-security prison’s gym on Thursday, creating a scene reminiscent of when Johnny Cash recorded his live “At Folsom Prison” record in 1968 in California.

“He went there because he wanted to provide the inmates with hope,” Andrew Crowe, one of four performers who portray the country music legend in Penobscot Theatre Company’s “Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash,” said as the group drove north toward the prison campus. Read more.