Ramona play President’s Gala celebrates 100 years of national success

Twenty-one of the past Ramonas and Alessandros starring in the Ramona Outdoor Pageant shown here on stage, celebrate the play’s 100th Anniversary President’s Gala held Jan. 21 at the Hemet Public Library. Valley News/Tony Ault photo
It was a special treat for guests at the 100th anniversary celebration of Ramona, California’s Official Outdoor, with 21 former Ramona and Alessandro actors appearing onstage Jan. 21 at the Hemet Public Library’s banquet room.Following many awards and certificates from local, state and federal officials to the Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre Board on their 100th year of the outdoor play and the presentation of the past and present lead actors, guests were treated to music from the Arias Troubadours. The Arias family musicians have played at every Ramona play since it was scripted by playwright Garnet Holme in 1923.Their performance was followed with more entertainment from Kayla Contreras and Eli Santana, this year’s Ramona and Alessandro, and others from former plays. Other Ramonas
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