Don’t Fence Me In

Written by:

Rose Scollard

Cast Size:
10

Roles For:

  • Men: 7
  • Women: 3

Genre:

Fantasy

Length:

60 min.

Year Written:

1992

Synopsis:

In Don’t Fence Me In, Mitch dreams up western scenarios where he and his horse Boss save widows and orphans. When Mitch’s old friend Effie comes to stay, these fantasies are rudely disrupted, much to the dismay of Boss the imaginary horse.

Characters:

Bad Guy One

Bad Guy Two

Shady Lady

Boss

Mitch

Kincaid

Effie

Jackson

Citizen

Banker (played by Bad Guy Two but could be separated)

Palomino

Note: There are several scenes of Mitch’s fantasies. They don’t all have to be played by the same bad guys and citizens, or by male actors only. Bad guys and bad girls may be added as needed.

First Produced:

1992, "Studio 92" on CBC Radio

Resources:

Don’t Fence Me In is available through the CPO website.

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