Music and Arts

The ABC Players will present Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage, a finely tuned send-up of old westerns and horror movies, Oct. 30 through Nov. 2 at Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville.

Listen to an interview with the cast, plus get a sneak peek with production photos by WOUB's Yi-Ke Peng.

Play is based on Akira Kurosawa's 1950 film masterpiece
Audiences are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite character

WOUB Music Blog

Proceeds from Nov. 1 show benefit Adyn's Dream charity
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Selections include "Anything Goes" and "Raise Your Voice"

NPR Music


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