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POWDER BURNS: A WESTERN DRAMA - EP. 2 BY DAVID A. GREGORY - W/JOHN WESLEY SHIPP

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LISTEN TO POWDER BURNS: A WESTERN AUDIO DRAMA ON THE 3RD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH ON TAKE 2 RADIO!

WRITTEN/CREATED BY & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER DAVID A. GREGORY (ONE LIFE TO LIVE)

STARRING JOHN WESLEY SHIPP (THE FLASH ON CBS & ON THE CW AS BARRY ALLEN'S FATHER, HENRY, ONE LIFE TO LIVE, DAWSON'S CREEK) AS SHERIFF EMMETT BURNS. 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17TH 7PM EASTERN - POWDER BURNS: A WESTERN AUDIO DRAMA - EPISODE 2: FATHER ABRAHAM - SHERIFF BURNS MUST DECIDE WHAT TO DO WITH A YOUNG BOY WHO HAS JUST HELD UP A BANK. IT'S A STIRRING ALLEGORY FOR TODAY AS THE WHOLE TOWN SHOWS UP THREATENING TO SERVE INSTANT JUSTICE. 

SEE the Wild West as Sheriff Burns does. WITHOUT SIGHT. 

EPISODE 2 ALSO STARS - FLORENCIA LOZANO (ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - WAYNE GREGORY (DAVID A. GREGORY'S DAD!) AS THE OLD TOOTHLESS PROSPECTOR

The show brilliantly legitimizes the audio drama genre in it's use of a blind central character, allowing the listening audience to observe events as Sheriff Burns does; and tackles social and ethical issues still troubling America today, all is the guise of a classic radio Western.

General Emmet Burns returns home after the Civil War and is reinstated as his town's Sheriff. 
When a freak accident renders him blind, he struggles to serve out his term with the help of his able Deputy, Prentice Bell, until the town's next election. 
But holding the war-torn community together one last time is tougher than he bargains for...

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