New show premieres at Gem

The Gem Theatre in Claude will be premiering a new work by area playwright King Hill.

"A Gem Dandy Ghost" will go up Saturday, April 26th at 7:30pm.

A matinee begins Sunday, April 27th at 2:30pm.

To reserve tickets you can call 226-2187.

King Hill says, "It's a world premiere. We've gotten to do a lot of things lately - the Lone Star Trilogy at the Performing Arts Center. Now we've come to Claude for another opening of a new play."

The Gem has been entertaining Armstrong County audiences since 1915.

It's been used a variety of ways, for movies, live music performances and live theatre.

Next door the Armstrong County Museum has served as a historical repository for artifacts connected to the settling of the county and much more.