Gilligan’s Island Star to Visit Nashville

Texan country crooner Ben Stafford Rodgers and legendary actress Dawn Wells, known for her iconic role as Mary Ann Summers on the CBS sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” will appear at the Nashville Palace on Friday, Oct. 25. Admission to the show also includes a meet and greet opportunity with Wells, who will introduce Rodgers’s performance. Tickets are $10 and available for purchase now here.

Rodgers, well known in Texas for his cowboy ballads and honky tonk originals, will perform an energetic set list of western swing, classic 50’s country standards and original classics. Rodgers has hundreds of thousands of miles under his belt as he’s opened for country greats like Hank Thompson and his Brazos Valley Boys, as well as The Legendary Slim Whitman. Rodgers also appeared as a cowboy in the popular western television series “Walker, Texas Ranger” starring Chuck Norris.

Dawn Wells is well known for her role as Mary Ann on the legendary CBS sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” which aired for three seasons in the 1960s. Wells was also crowned Miss Nevada and represented her state in the Miss America 1960 pageant. Wells has also appeared in television series “The Roaring 20s,” “77 Sunset Strip,” “Cheyenne,” “Maverick,” and “Bonanza,” “The Love Boat,” “Roseanne” and many, many more. Wells also enjoyed a successful career in theater, appearing in 100 theatrical productions.

For more information on the Nashville Palace, visit nashville-palace.com.

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