Man of Constant Sorrow
Man of Constant Sorrow The story of The Stanley Brothers - Ralph and Carter - featuring their legendary, old-time, mountain-style, bluegrass music! ''Man of Constant Sorrow' is a masterpiece...a tight, inspiring and entertaining jewel that brings The Stanley Brothers and their music to fulfilling life...Gill Braswell as Ralph and Nicholas Piper as Carter border on brilliant.' - Robert McKinney, Bristol Herald Courier '...a deft combination of well-chosen moments...mixed with highly skilled performances of songs...performed with respect and humor by and excellent cast.' - Gary Aday, Washington County News 'The persistence of the human spirit is a big theme for one two-hour play. But Douglas Pote makes it go down as smoothly as cornbread and milk....It's the show's ideas that will keep audiences pondering for weeks....a pretty perfect evening!' - Beth Jones, Roanoke Times Conceived and Written by Douglas Pote With Traditional Music and Music by The Stanley Brothers Cast (in order of appearance): Gill Braswell (Ralph Stanley); Nicholas Piper (Carter Stanley); Ed Snodderly (The Clinch Mountain Boys, Mr. Nathan, Orderly/Bus Driver); Brandon Story (The Clinch Mountain Boys); Buddy Woodward (The Clinch Mountain Boys, Preacher, WCYB Station Manager); Amelia Ampuero (Jimmi Crabtree); Kimberly Mays (Lucy Stanley) Music Instruments: Gill Braswell - Banjo; Nicholas Piper - Guitar; Ed Snodderly - Fiddle, Guitar; Buddy Woodward - Mandolin, Guitar; Brandon Story - Bass.