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Pecos Bill and the Ghost Stampede

Pecos Bill and the Ghost Stampede

By Eric Coble

Product Code: PA3000

  • Full-length Play
  • Comedy
  • Cast size: 2m., 2w. (extras to 7,000 actors - a large herd of cattle.)

Rights and availability
This title can be licensed and sold throughout the World.

* 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.

$8.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

In stock

Synopsis

Let's get larger than life! When the biggest herd of cattle west of the Mississippi disappears during the worst drought in history, it's weird. But when that herd transforms into ghosts, leveling everything in its path…well, now we're into Pecos Bill tall-tale country. Young Missy Cougar-Wildcat has always wished she could live an adventure as big as her home state, and when the roughest, rowdiest cowboy of all enters her world, she quickly find herself up to her braids in a brand new hoot-n-holler legend packed with action, laughs…and the world's largest prairie dog!

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code PA3000
  • Cast Size 4
  • Min. Royalty Rate $80/perf
  • Cost $8.95
  • Approx. Run Time 50 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre | TYA
  • Genre Comedy
  • ISBN(13) 9781583422021
* 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 is a rip-roaring hilarious approach to teaching kids that money isn't everything, that people can do whatever they set their minds to, and that life's an adventure for all of us."
Review by Laura Nickersen, The Islander (quoted with permission reviewing the performance of the Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, Fla.)

Hints, Tips, and Tricks

"Keep it moving!"
Tip by Bari Newport, Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, Fla.
"Instead of using the fabric and puppets suggested by the script, we used a slide show of pictures on a screen. This worked really well and did not detract from our simple setÑin fact, the audiences told our technician how much they liked the screen. There are a lot of useful free pictures out there, or you can draw your ownÑthe more cartoony, the better."
Tip by Ricki Marking-Camuto, West County Family YMCA, Chesterfield, Mo.

Media Reviews

"A rip-snorting tale full of fun and thrills!" -Cleveland Call and Post

"With one layer of action appealing to kids, the next layer amusing adults, it's a fast-paced whimsical romp that will electrify imaginations." -Akron Beacon Journal