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By Ken Graham
The Times 

"A Bad Day at Gopher's Breath"

This Year's May Melodrama at the Liberty Theater features the clichés of the classic western


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Amos Cruchwaffle (Jim Edwards) confronts Fat Jack Caldwell (Kyle Terry).

DAYTON – Beginning Thursday night and running for two weekends, the Liberty Theater lifts the curtain on this year's May Melodrama, "A Bad Day at Gopher's Breath."

The setting is the Old West. The notorious Rawlins gang is getting ready to ride into Gopher's Breath to rob the bank. Never particularly adept in their careers as outlaws, the gang is finding success particularly difficult this time around, with the town's corrupt sheriff also in pursuit of the loot. Thrown into the mix are a bounty hunter after Sheriff Crutchwaffle, Temperance Union workers striving to bring prohibition to th...

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