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...