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It's a Calamity, Jane!

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It's a Calamity, Jane!
One-Acts 45

By: Geff Moyer
Cast: 5 M, 3 F
Performance Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 42 pgs

It's a Calamity, Jane!

COMEDY/WESTERN. Wild Bill Hickok knows he’s gotta cure his hiccups before the Doolin clan gits to town for a shootout. Knowin’ Wild Bill won’t be able to shoot straight with the hiccups, Calamity Jane, Doc Wall, Charlie Utter, and schoolmarm Betsy Begonia try to cure him by plugging his ears with corn silk and making him hop in a circle on one foot while shouting “Andy Jackson” five times. When that doesn’t work, they force Wild Bill to hold one of Charlie’s filthy socks to his mouth and inhale the fumes, which causes Bill to pass out. After hiding Wild Bill behind the bar, Doc Wall comes up with a scheme to solve things with the Doolins peaceful-like. Doc orders Betsy, Charlie, and Calamity Jane to sweet-talk the Doolins into courtin’ ‘em. But in this case, courtin’ turns out to be worse than a shootout as they soon discover these slobbery Doolins (aka the “Droolin’ Doolins”) definitely live up to their infamous nickname! For a full evening, combine this play with Geff Moyer’s one-act western “Zombie Gunslingers.” Both plays use the same set.

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Please remember it is necessary to purchase one script for each cast member and one royalty for each performance.

Scripts: $7.95 each
Royalty: $60.00/performance
Prompt Book: $16.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $60.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $193.00  (11 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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Geff Moyer
Geff Moyer is a retired high school theatre and creative writing instructor/director. For many years, Mr. Moyer served as Resident Director for the Olathe Community Theatre Association. Each summer he takes a 2-week hiking trip into the back trails and ghost towns of the Old West. Mr. Moyer lives in the Kansas City area with his wife Cathy. They have three sons and two granddaughters.