Attendance was slightly up from last year, with about 1,400 people watching the show, bowl officials said.
Wiley, 64, of Hemet, found a photo of Raquel Welch, then known as Raquel Tejada, who played the female lead, "Ramona," in the 1959 performance.
Welch will open the final performance of the season on May 2.
Below: "Ramona (Cesaria Hernandez) talks to Alessandro (Duane Minard) in the opening performance of Ramona in Hemet." (Melissa Eiselein/The Press-Enterprise)
A previous Ramona in traditional Native clothing.