America’s cowboy culture and hallowed musical traditions converge in a story that celebrates the collaborative power of art. RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE: THE MAKING OF A WESTERN OPERA follows Zane Grey’s classic dime-store novel as it is rediscovered and re-imagined onstage in fully orchestrated glory. This film celebrates art, history, and the power of live theater.
Author Zane Grey, "The Father of the Western," (read by Peter Coyote)
Painter Ed Mell, world-renowned landscape artist
Composer Craig Bohmler, winner of the Arizona Governor's Arts Award
Over 100 singers, musicians, designers, and stagecraft artisans
After seven years of production, we are poised to release the film worldwide. Thank you for joining our posse!
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