From The Mountaintop: The Edgar Tufts Story Premiers in Banner Elk, NC

On July 11 2019, Payton and the company of Lees-McRae Summer Theatre made the world premier of new bluegrass musical From The Mountaintop: The Edgar Tufts Story.

Payton performed as principal role Maude Tate from July 11-17, 2019. Footage of the performance can be seen below.