May 16, 2007

Ramona remains relevant

Ramona Outdoor Play's 84th season called a successRamona Bowl board President Jim Pomeroy said the success of its latest season shows that Ramona remains relevant for modern audiences.

"I think it bodes well for next year, and the year after that, and on to the future," he said.

Debuting in 1923, the Ramona play is based on Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel of the same name.

Watching and participating in the play has become a vocation for many San Jacinto Valley families for generations. The play is performed by almost 400 actors, singers, dancers and horsemen--mostly volunteers from Hemet and San Jacinto.

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