He Ain't Done Right By Nell

by  Wilbur Braun

Short Play, Melodrama  /  3m, 4f

A gay nineties comedy. When Hilton Hays learns that Nell is a foundling and has no right to the Perkins name, he threatens to tell because Nell will not respond to his advances. Nell is too honest to marry the manly hero, Jack Logan, under the circumstances, so she dons her cape and prepares to roam…

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He Ain't Done Right By Nell

by  Wilbur Braun

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

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Additional Info

A gay nineties comedy. When Hilton Hays learns that Nell is a foundling and has no right to the Perkins name, he threatens to tell because Nell will not respond to his advances. Nell is too honest to marry the manly hero, Jack Logan, under the circumstances, so she dons her cape and prepares to roam the cruel world seeking a refuge for her broken heart. But wealthy Burkett Carleton has Hays arrested for stealing, and he discovers Nell is his long lost granddaughter.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Wild West
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: The sitting and dining room of the old Perkins homestead out in the Far West.
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

3m, 4f

NELL PERKINS (LITTLE NELL) - just an old-fashioned heroine
GRANNY PERKINS - who carries a secret for years
LAURA (LOLLY) WILKINS - a typical old maid
VERA CARLETON - from the city
BURKETT CARLETON - her father, who owns the Old Mill
HILTON HAYS - a wold in sheep's clothing
JACK LOGAN - our manly hero

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