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Home of “Ramona”, California’s Official Outdoor Play and the longest continuously running outdoor drama in the United States.

Ramona Logo for Gift ShopNestled in the heart of the beautiful rolling hills of Hemet, California, embraced by a backdrop of stunning natural beauty, The Ramona Bowl, established in 1923, is a genuine historic landmark and a California treasure. This season we move boldly toward our 100th season (2023) holding closely to the spirit of California Tradition but with our eyes focused steadily toward the future of outdoor entertainment.

“The Bowl” is THE Concert Venue in the Inland Empire for great musical and theatrical entertainment! And the 2015-2016 season promises to be the biggest and best yet! Download the Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre App on any smart device and never miss an opportunity to dance under the stars ever again! Come share a summer evening under the stars. Celebrate with us some of the best musical artists of our time, enjoy symphony or experience the magic of a “Full Moon Spectacular”!

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Ramona Bowl Honored For Golden Deeds

Photo by Bob Pratte
Photo by Bob Pratte

The Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre Association, the group that keeps the storied amphitheatre and outdoor play alive, received the San Jacinto Valley’s most prestigious honor this week, The Book of Golden Deeds.

It was a deserved and timely choice.

The award has been given annually by the Exchange Club of the Hemet-San Jacinto Valley since 1967. It goes to community leaders, and sometimes institutions, for their years of volunteer work.

Past recipients include community leaders who …

Rewriting ‘Ramona’ A Bold And Brilliant Move

Photo by Terry Pierson
Photo by Terry Pierson

The fresh rewriting of “Ramona” may border on heresy, but it’s a brilliant way to liven up the outdoor play that made Hemet famous following its debut in 1923.

A livelier “Ramona” should be more appealing to people who see it for the first time. The change is upping the ante for the cast, which will make it a better production. It will draw people who have seen the play in the past …

New ‘Ramona’ Gets Positive Reviews

Photo by Dmitry Shultz
Photo by Dmitry Shultz

Dee Cozart was nervous. The longtime “Ramona” volunteer was anxious about what a new script would mean for her beloved play.

“I was scared. This was frightening to me,” Cozart said.

But her fears were allayed after hearing it read Saturday night inside the Wells Fargo Theater at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles.

She said the rewrite is closer to the novel “Ramona,” on which the play is based.

“This is so much more …

“Ramona”

Here we are, right in the middle of yet another exciting season at the Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre. This year so far we have seen some great entertainment and special events, lending inspiration to some amazing changes and ideas that will be taking place over the next few seasons. “Ramona” was once again the jewel in our crown this spring, with attendance numbers beginning to rise after the great recession, it’s clear now …