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Tall Tales

One Act, Short Play
3 men, 3 women
Total Cast: 6, Flexible Set
ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-1309-3

MIN. PERFORMANCE FEE: $55 per performance.
THE STORY: 1890. Greed and deceit catch up with Jed Rowen in the guise of JT Wells, a storyteller who arrives one day to flirt with Mary Anne, Jed's pretty young daughter. After charming the Rowen family with his stories, JT convinces Jed to sell the mineral rights to his land. When Mary Anne saves JT's life, he gives her back the deed, telling her the mining company will strip and ruin the land. Mulish and defiant, Jed refuses to tear up the deed and JT's direst predictions for the beautiful valley come to pass. (See The Kentucky Cycle.)