Grand Ole Opry to Celebrate '100 Priceless Years' of Iconic Comedienne Minnie Pearl
June 28, 2012 at 2:01 PM (PT)
THE GRAND OLE OPRY is preparing for months of celebration for one of its most iconic members, MINNIE PEARL. Leading up to the 100th anniversary of the comedienne’s birth in OCTOBER, the OPRY will celebrate her humor and her more than 50-year career on the stage starting this week, culminating with an OPRY show in her honor on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23rd.
“MINNIE PEARL’S legacy is stronger at the OPRY today than it’s ever been. We’re excited about celebrating the love and laughter the character MINNIE PEARL embodies with our guests and with our partners at the MINNIE PEARL CANCER FOUNDATION. It’s going to be a fun celebration throughout the summer and leading up to MINNIE’S 100th birthday in OCTOBER,” said OPRY VP/GM, PETE FISHER.
For more on THE GRAND OLE OPRY and details on the MINNIE PEARL CELEBRATION visit www.opry.com.