Cowboys, Indians and Waitresses

by  Raymond King Shurtz

Short Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  2m, 1f

Deep undertones of shuddering truth emerge from this drunken slug fest. The cowboy is a Vietnam veteran who keeps pouring liquor down the Indian and needling him. He challenges the Indian to a fight. Each has one arm tied to the other's and, with their free arms, they fight for a single knife. As th…

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Cowboys, Indians and Waitresses

by  Raymond King Shurtz

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    2m, 1f
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival

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Deep undertones of shuddering truth emerge from this drunken slug fest. The cowboy is a Vietnam veteran who keeps pouring liquor down the Indian and needling him. He challenges the Indian to a fight. Each has one arm tied to the other's and, with their free arms, they fight for a single knife. As they fight we begin to understand that this is war. And war is heroic. Fortunately, a worried waitress intercedes. Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 17th Series.
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Accolades

  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

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  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol

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  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance

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2m, 1f
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