Golden Age Theater Performance Trailers Now On YouTube

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The theatrical trailer of L. Ron Hubbard's classic western story, "Reign of the Gila Monster", is now available on YouTube!

FOUR STARS (Highest Rating) [for] Southern California’s most refreshingly unique entertainment experience

Martin Kove (Karate Kid), Bruce Boxleitner (Tron), Lee de Broux (Robo Cop), Josh Robert Thompson (Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson), a few of the celebrity performers in the Golden Age Theater located in Hollywood a block west of the Grauman’s Chinese Theater on Hollywood Blvd, can now be seen in a short theatrical trailer of their performance of the L. Ron Hubbard western story, “Reign of the Gila Monster.”

The story is a comedic western penned by Hubbard in the heyday of pulp fiction, of which he was one of its most prominent authors. It is the tale of Howdy Johnson and how he saves the town of Powderville from the larger-than-life self-appointed marshal simply known as “The Gila Monster.” You can see the trailer located on the GoldenAgeStories YouTube channel at The video also provides a good example of what guests experience every Saturday night at the Golden Age Theater.

“FOUR STARS (Highest Rating) [for] Southern California’s most refreshingly unique entertainment experience,” was the rating given by Contributing Arts & Entertainment Critic, Todd David Schwartz, for the weekly performances. The Saturday night shows recreate “the sensations of old-time radio, compellingly crafted tales by award-winning writer L. Ron Hubbard,” said Schwartz.

To listen to the full story, the “Reign of the Gila Monster” can be found in the Stories from the Golden Age audiobook entitled The Baron of Coyote River (Galaxy Press, $9.95) a full cast audio production which is available at, iTunes, and at

Weekly performance schedules and tickets are available online at Free parking. Complimentary refreshments prior to and after the show. Doors open every Saturday at 7:00pm.

Stories from the Golden Age contains 153 stories all written by Hubbard during the 1930s and 1940s—in genres ranging from Mystery to Thriller, Science Fiction and Fantasy to Adventure and Western, using his own and fifteen pen names—widely considered America’s Golden Age of Fiction. The print version of each work includes the pulp fiction artwork that originally accompanied the story in magazine publication. In addition, each title offers a full-cast, unabridged audio theatrical presentation complete with theme music and sound effects. For more information on the books and audiobooks go to


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