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No Horse Town
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No Horse Town

by Lindsay Price

For the young men of Heywood, crossing the street is as dangerous as going off to war. A highly stylized comedy.

Average Producer Rating:

 About 25 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 10
3 M | 7 W


Simple Set


 23 pages

Reviews from Past Producers

"It's cold on the other side of the street, my friends. It's dank and dark and cold. I wouldn't wish the other side on any man."

A highly stylized comedy.

Heywood is a special kind of place. A small town where everyone knows everyone.

When Jimmy wants to do something that proves he's a man, the whole town knows before he's even finished the thought.

In Heywood, when a guy wants to prove he's a man, he goes to the edge of town. For there's something at the edge of town that can't be found in Heywood: A street.

Heywood is a no car, no horse, no street town. And for the young men of Heywood, crossing the street is as daring and as dangerous as it gets…


Characters

 10
3 Men, 7 Women

Characters in this play are currently identified as male or female. Directors are welcome to assign any gender (binary or non-binary) to any character and modify pronouns accordingly.

Jimmy [M]
66 lines
Might cross the road today. Maybe tomorrow. But soon.
Buddy [M]
32 lines
Doesn’t want to lose a leg like Percy WIlliams.
Eugene (Several Monologues) [M]
38 lines
The only one to have crossed the road and lived. Apparently.
Ma [W]
22 lines
Jimmy’s ma. Doing it all by herself since Pa up and died.
Becca June [W]
43 lines
Doesn’t want Jimmy to do it. He’s got so much to live for!
Melissa Marie [W]
19 lines
Cries at everything. She can’t help it!
Ida Rose [W]
12 lines
Two of a kind with Ivy Sue.
Ivy Sue [W]
13 lines
Ditto, but for Ida Rose.
Ireney [W]
17 lines
Idolizes Jimmy. Wants to one day cross the road herself.
Stranger (One Monologue) [W]
17 lines
Not from around here.


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Eye patch, Pen and paper


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I thought it (No Horse Town) was a great piece. The stylized comedy and characters were great to tackle. I love the way you write and your subject matters. Keep up the good work and we will keep producing it.

Ed Mason, Drama/Thespian Director
Durant High School

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No Horse Town
by Lindsay Price

 About 25 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 10
3 M | 7 W


Simple Set


 23 pages

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