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Rapid City, SD 57709
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Young Davy Crockett

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Young Davy Crockett

By: R. Eugene Jackson
Cast: 7 M, 8 F, 1 girl, extras
Performance Time: Approximately 70-80 minutes, 68 pgs.

Young Davy Crockett

HISTORY/COMEDY. Told with warmth and plenty of down-home humor, this play chronicles Davy Crockett’s early life (1801-1804) in a series of easy-to-stage scenes. The story features Davy’s life at the Crockett family tavern, Davy’s wilderness adventures after he runs away from home, and Davy’s return to Tennessee and his engagement to Polly Finley. There’s also a delightful town dance and Davy’s infamous recitation of an ill-written love poem, which he devised to win Mary Hutch’s heart. Davy Crockett is best known as a frontiersman, congressman, storyteller, and author, but it was Davy’s early years that laid the foundation for his place in American history.

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

Scripts: $8.95 each
Royalty: $75.00/performance
Prompt Book: $16.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $75.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $291.00  (19 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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R. Eugene Jackson
During his career of teaching drama on the university level, R. Eugene Jackson has written more than 100 plays and musicals (books and lyrics), and has close to 80 publications. Jackson lives and writes in Mobile, AL, and spends part of his time in New Orleans.