A DEEP RURAL TRACT – COURT CASE DRAMA SCRIPT
A DEEP RURAL TRACT is a full-length drama about a Mississippi family, the McMillans.
Mississippi Cotton farmer, Wilbur McMillan stands accused in the death of his wife, Lurene. A controversial 1979 trial takes place in a Townsey, Mississippi courthouse. The court has to decide if Lurene McMillan died accidentally or if Wilbur McMillan willfully shot his wife of many years.
Willis McMillan blames the father for the death of their mother. His outspoken accusations cause tension to be thick within the McMillan family. Bo, second oldest of the five siblings handles the situation quite differently from Willis. No one knew of his uncertainty concerning what occurred that day on the farm when the mother died as a result of gunshot but to get to the truth he conducted a secret investigation into his mother’s death.
Author: Viney Loretta Moore
Genre: Court case drama script
Type: One act play
Length: One hour
Number of actors: Eight, 5M 3F
Ages of the actors: Adult 30’s to old age
Set: There are two sets – the courtroom and the family farm kitchen
Level of difficulty: 7/10 – accents which must be maintained.
Cost is $5 for this new script
Copyright April 2104 Loretta Moore and Off The Wall Play Publishers
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