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2016 High Chaparral Reunion Set for Tucson This Spring

All roads lead to Tucson for the 2016 High Chaparral Reunion, taking place March 17-20, 2016 at Casino del Sol Resort and Old Tucson Studios.

The High Chaparral Reunion brings together stars, stuntmen, cast members and others involved in the making of some of television's most beloved series and feature films, including the classic Western drama for which the festival is named.

The High Chaparral was a highly acclaimed television series that helped put Tucson on the map. Set in Tucson in the 1870s and airing on NBC from 1967 to 1971, the hit series was filmed in large part at Old Tucson and other outdoor settings around town.

New this year, and due to popular demand, the 2016 festival is expanding beyond The High Chaparral series.

Stars from a variety of feature films and TV series will be in attendance, including:

Don Collier: Collier played Sam Butler, the tough but fair foreman of The High Chaparral ranch, throughout the entire series. He appeared in movies with John Wayne, Elvis Presley, Dean Martin and Robert Mitchum, starred as Marshall Will Foreman inOutlaws, and is still remembered for his work as the Hubba-Bubba Gumfighter, along with a long list of TV, film, commercials and voiceovers.

Robert Fuller: Fuller is well known for his starring roles in Laramie, Wagon Train and Emergency!, which introduced paramedics to the world. Fuller has hundreds of other movie and TV credits to his name.

BarBara Luna: Fans of the Star Trek franchise recognize Luna as the stunning Lt. Marlena Moreau from the original Star Trek television series episode Mirror, Mirror. Along with TV and movies, she has had a very successful stage career which includes appearing on Broadway in West Side Story, A Chorus Line, South Pacific, and The King and I.

Dan Haggerty: Best known known as Grizzly Adams in the title role of the 1974 Sunn Classic Pictures feature, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams and the NBC television series which ran from 1977 to 1978, Haggerty is still loved today his portrayal of nature-loving James Capen "Grizzly" Adams.

Darby Hinton: First cast in commercials when he was six months old, Darby Hinton portrayed Israel Boone, a son of American pioneer Daniel Boone on the NBC adventure series Daniel Boone.

Rudy Ramos: Starring as Wind in The High Chaparral, Ramos' notable films include Helter-Skelter, The Enforcer, The Driver, Defiance, Beverly Hills Cop II, Quicksilver, Colors, and Open House.

Roberta Shore: Though never a Mouseketeer, Shore co-starred in several Walt Disney productions featuring the Mouseketeers, as French-speaking Franceska in The Shaggy Dog and as regular Betsy Garth on The Virginian. Shore will perform "Love Letters", a Pulitzer prize nominated play, along with Boyd Magers.

An Evening with Susan McCray featuring Vinnie Falcone, Sunday March 20: Born to a musically gifted family, Susan's talent as a singer was discovered by Fred Foster, President of Monument Records. Her recording of Say A Prayer for Michael appeared on the charts nationwide and Susan's touring increased her popularity. Harry Sukman's daughter, casting director, internet radio host, and author, Susan McCray, presents an evening of musical selections.

Vinnie Falcone recently headlined in Las Vegas at The Venetian with Bob Anderson in Frank: The Man, The Music, complete with a 32-piece orchestra lead by Falcone.

Registration is now open for fans to attend the reunion, which offers exciting opportunities to meet the stars and enjoy meals, panels, autograph sessions, tours, a silent auction and more. Admission starts at $30 per day. Visit thehighchaparralreunion.com for complete details.

Since 2003, fans, stars and crew of this award-winning American western gather to celebrateHigh Chaparral, other classic TV shows and movies. Through celebrity discussion panels, one-on-one meetings, and personal connections made throughout the weekend, fans fulfill lifelong dreams of visiting the Chaparral ranch house and meeting their favorite stars. The festival is produced by Penny McQueen, A Penny for Your Thoughts Productions.


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