How the West Was Fun
by James L. Seay
Full Length Play, Comedy / 4m, 8f
Curley and Lobo stop by the dance hall for some sarsaparilla served by the loveliest girls in the West. Poor Curley falls in love with the beautiful Miss Lilly only to discover that she's to marry Sergeant Terwilliger.
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: 19th Century
- Setting: The Red Stocking Dance Hall in Prairie Dog, Kansas.
CURLEY - A young, naive cowboy in love with Lilly.
LOBO - Curley's partner.
MISS LILLY - The Queen of the Red Stocking Dance Hall, in love with Sgt. Turwilliger.
SGT. MAJOR TYREE TURWILLIGER - A dashing and thoroughly obnoxious Cavalry trooper, in love with Lilly.
MS. CLAIRE DU LOON - The worldly-wise owner/operator of the Red Stocking Dance Hall.
SALLY - Miss Lilly's rival for Queen of the Red Stocking Dance Hall.
DR. SAMUEL SASQUACH - A brassy, Medicine-Show quack and huckster.
PRINCESS GRINNING FOX - Dr. Sasquach's faithful Indian companion, from New Jersey.
GOLD CRUST GERTIE - An old female prospector.
KATE - Dance hall girl.
EVE - Dance hall girl.
MAUDIE - The telegraph operator and town gossip.
DANCE HALL GIRLS, COWBOYS, and SOLDIERS
- Room for Extras