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No Horse Town

No Horse Town

by Lindsay Price

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…

Black Comedy Experimental Form

Average Producer Rating:

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

About 25 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
10 Characters
3 M | 7 F
Simple Set
23 pages

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Praise for No Horse Town

Joseph Murphy
Rogers Middle School
I loved this script, and the kids did, too!

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