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So You Want to Be a Cowboy

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So You Want to Be a Cowboy Childrens Plays

By: Peter Blacklock
Cast: 2 M, 6 F, 22 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 2 M, 6 F, 18 flexible)
Performance Time: Approximately 80 minutes, 54 pgs.

So You Want to Be a Cowboy

MUSICAL. When Pecos Bill suddenly appears at a cowboy play rehearsal, he decides to set the kids straight and show them that thereís more to being a cowboy than singing and dancing. The kids soon find themselves transported back in time to the Old West town of Pecos, where the local sheriff has just captured Gabe, the leader of the notorious Hills Gang. When Gabeís three outlaw sisters arrive in Pecos, it doesnít take long for them to break Gabe out of jail, take over the town, and appoint themselves to the positions of mayor, sheriff, banker, and even dogcatcher! Itís up to the kids to take back the town, show the cowardly townsfolk that being a cowboy means standing up for what is right, and convince the Hills Gang that thereís nothing wrong with living like ordinary people instead of outlaws. This delightful musical is perfect for young actors and features six original songs.

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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: $75.00/performance
Prompt Book: $16.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $75.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Score: $26.00
CD: $50.00 (Vocal/Instrumental)
Play Pack: $459.00  (33 scripts for cast/crew, 1 score, 1 CD, 1 prompt book, 1 royalty, 50 posters)

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Peter Blacklock Peter Blacklock is a playwright, director, and actor. A retired teacher, Mr. Blacklock lives with his wife in Salmon Arm, Canada, where they spend time with their grandchildren and enjoy the outdoors.

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