After Jake, a shady, middle-aged cotton gin owner, burns down rival Silva Vicarro's mill, Vicarro attempts to enact vengeance by seducing Flora, Jakes delicate young wife. A "Mississippi Delta comedy."
A part of the collection 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other Plays.
- Licensing available for professional groups only. Some restrictions apply.
- Duration: 30 minutes
- Setting: The front porch of the Meighan's cottage near Blue Montain, MS.
FLORA MEIGHAN - his wife
SILVA VICARRO - superintendent of the Syndicate Plantation
27 Wagons Full of Cotton premiered on Broadway at the Playhouse Theater in April 1955 under the direction of David Brooke.