“As castmates in 2022, Gary Powers and James Owens spent hours fielding dreams and comparing notes.
“We were doing the show Mid-Century Moderns,” said Powers. “Sitting in the dressing room many nights, we talked about how we just couldn’t understand why Palm Springs wasn’t a bigger (theater) town with all the talent that’s out here.”
After three decades of working in shows from Boston to Broadway, Powers knew he’d never shake the theater bug. In James Owens, he found a kindred spirit who had worked on nearly every stage in town, both in front of the house and in back. Their ideas jelled—and they agreed they wanted to have a big impact in the region…”