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One Stoplight Town OB4000

One Stoplight Town

By Tracy Wells.

Product Code: OB4000

  • Full-length Play
  • Comedy | Drama
  • Cast size: 1m., 4w., 9 to 36 either gender.

    Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

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$10.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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One Stoplight Town is a story about people from a town so small that you might drive through without taking a second look. But if you stopped for just a moment, you might see a young boy and girl fall in love, a cantankerous grocery store owner coping with change, a son returning home while a daughter thinks about leaving, a beauty queen and a drum major striking up a friendship, and a handyman taking it all in while he fixes what is broken. These stories and more are filled with fun characters, lots of humor, plenty of heart and the theme that change comes for us all, whether we are ready or not.


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  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code OB4000
  • Cast Size 14
  • Min. Royalty Rate $90/perf
  • Cost $10.95
  • Approx. Run Time 90 min


  • Target Audience Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre | Touring Group | Dinner Theatre
  • Genre Comedy | Drama
  • ISBN(13) 9781619592599
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Customer Reviews

"This was a wonderful show to produce. Our small town connected with the themes so well. Everyone enjoyed it and thought it was funny too."
Review by Robbie Riehn, Perry County Middle School, Perryville, Mo.
"The show was well received by our audience. The younger audience members enjoyed the banter between the mostly younger characters while the older patrons loved the nostalgia and small town feel to the show. Fun for actors and audience alike!!"
Review by Bill Nixon, New Horizon Community Theatre, Lanett, Ala.
"My cast, crew, and I loved producing this show! It was easy to separate students into small rehearsal groups, and it was an easy set to build. The play is well-written and family-friendly. Our audiences enjoyed the different storylines, and Clarence and Melvin were crowd-favorites."
Review by Andrea Johnson, Miami Trace High School, Washington Court House, Ohio
"Since we are, in effect, a one stoplight town the material was very immediate for us. We had a great time presenting this show in the round with very little in the way of a set relying on the actors to portray the location. Audience loved it."
Review by Stephen Phillips, NorthWood High School, Nappanee, Ind.
"We really enjoyed producing this show! For us it was the perfect compromise of a show that could be filmed and streamed, and something that we still could sink our teeth into. "
Review by Christopher Urban, Peru Drama Club, Peru, N.Y.

Hints, Tips, and Tricks

"We chose to perform this production in Arena style staging. It worked very well. Give yourself plenty of time to create the stoplight (ours was 2-sided). We used donuts and snack cakes for the edible hamburgers."
Tip by Lura Helper, New London HS Multi-Magnet Campus, New London, Conn.
"It's important to be able to distinguish characters as they grow older, because although the adult characters don't ever change, the play does take place over 20 years"
Tip by Nathaniel Adams, Decatur Central High School, Indianapolis, Ind.
"The play is super cute! Just make sure you have a stoplight that can be controlled on command."
Tip by Raymond A. Gore, Henry E. Lackey High School, Indian Head, Md.
"Tom/Trish has to be a strong actor who can really carry the show, but all of the roles are fun ..."
Tip by Christopher Urban, Peru Drama Club, Peru, N.Y.


Location City State Opens Closes
Kent Covenant Church Kent Washington 7/25/2024 7/28/2024
Artist Connection Theatre Inc Jacksonville Florida 5/9/2025 5/25/2025
Bishop England High School Daniel Island South Carolina 11/15/2024 11/17/2024
Whitmore Lake High School Whitmore Lake Michigan 7/26/2024 7/28/2024
Cedar Springs High School Cedar Springs Michigan 11/7/2024 11/9/2024
Lake Forest High School Lake Forest Illinois 10/17/2024 10/19/2024
Lake Ridge Academy North Ridgeville Ohio 10/4/2024 10/5/2024
Naperville North High School Naperville Illinois 9/6/2024 9/8/2024
Cedarcrest High School Duvall Washington 11/1/2024 11/16/2024
Scripps Ranch High San Diego California 5/15/2025 5/17/2025
Vista Murrieta High Murrieta California 4/23/2025 4/24/2025
The Pollock Center Camp Hill Pennsylvania 11/8/2024 11/10/2024


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