The East Coast Golden Age Theater is Proud to Present “Reign of the Gila Monster"

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Actors of the East Coast Golden Age Theater will be performing the highly-acclaimed western story by L. Ron Hubbard, titled "Reign of the Gila Monster.”

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The Golden Age Theater in Hollywood has been reviewed by LA Weekly which called it 'a unique, rarely seen form of family entertainment.'

Dress in your “western attire” on Saturday, April 14, 2012, from 7-8:30pm in the Crystal Ballroom of the historic Fort Harrison (210 S. Ft. Harrison Ave., Downtown Clearwater) for an evening performance of a live western story, “Reign of the Gila Monster,” written by L. Ron Hubbard. Powderville is the roughest and rowdiest town in the West, but it's recently been reformed to the point of extinction by a new sheriff named Gilman. Dubbed the Gila Monster because of his enormous size, ugly features and mean disposition, Sheriff Gilman is obsessed with saving Powderville from its vices and silencing anyone who opposes his tyranny.

The story will be narrated by Doyle Mills. The East Coast Golden Age Theater was recently established and modeled after the Golden Age Theater in Hollywood. The featured actors include Dylan Cefail, Melissa Ryan, Saiyo Shaw, Eric Cefail, Alejandro Licea and Nick Koenig. The production is directed by Kathy Sweigart. To view a video clip of Joanie Sigal in the news, visit http://www.tinyurl.com/gatnbcdaytime.

The Golden Age Theater in Hollywood has been reviewed by LA Weekly which called it “a unique, rarely seen form of family entertainment.” CBS Radio’s contributing Arts and Entertainment Critic, Todd David Schwartz, gave the shows “FOUR STARS (Highest Rating) [for] Southern California’s most refreshingly unique entertainment experience.”

On Saturday, April 14th, the Fort Harrison will open its doors at 7 PM. Refreshments will be served. Tickets are $10 for general seating and FREE for children 12 and under. For more info or to reserve seats contact Victoria Kovesdy at (727) 467-5000; Linda Aldrete at (727) 467-6780 or by email victoria.k@fortharrison.org.

Western attire is optional. There will be prizes for the best costume. Photos are available after the show with the cast.

About The Golden Age Theater:
Stories from the Golden Age contains 153 stories all written by Hubbard during the 1930s and 1940s—in genres ranging from Mysteries, Thrillers, Science Fiction and Fantasies, to Adventure and Westerns, 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 audio books visit: http://www.goldenagestories.com.

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