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Annie Oakley
Small Cast (Touring) Play for Theatres, Schools

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Script Sample

ANNIE OAKLEY
CAST LIST
Running Time: About 50-55 minutes
Flexible cast of 4, 2 Male, 2 Female
Easily adapted for larger cast

ANNIE: Annie Oakley (F)

JESS: Principal Narrator (F)
Also plays MAMA, GERMAN-CINCINATIAN, FRANK'S BOY

BILL: Buffalo Bill (M)
Also plays PAP, NARRATOR, NOT-SO-SHARP-SHOOTER, 
WILD WEST PERFORMER, SITTING BULL

FRANK: Frank Butler (M)
Also plays JAKE, NARRATOR, WILD WEST PERFORMER,
CLEVELAND


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ANNIE OAKLEY
CD SOUNDTRACK CUES
Cues, sound effects, original background music

The CD Soundtrack contains special sound effects and background music (original music written for the play) that may be used to greatly enhance the performance. It does not contain music for the performers to sing along with. Cues have 10 seconds of silence at the end - times shown below include silence.

 1. OPENING MUSIC  (1:27)

 2. WIND  (3:13)

 3. BRASS BAND  (0:56)

 4. BUGLE  (0:08)

 5. BRASS BAND  (0:49)

 6. SAD LEAVING MUSIC  (1:47)

 7. HAPPY ARRIVAL MUSIC (CINCINNATI)  (1:23)

 8. BUFFALO BILL SHOW  / INDIAN FLUTE  (2:56)

 9. CHEERS (ANNIE'S ENTRANCE)  (0:12) 

 10. CHEERS (PENCIL TRICK)  (0:06)

 11. CHEERS - LONGER (PENCIL TRICK, MIRROR)  (0:55)

 12. CHEERS (RIDING, BLOWING KISS)  (0:20)

 13. CAMP AT NIGHT, INDIAN FLUTE  (3:45)

 14. BRASS BAND  (1:31)

 15. SOMBER MUSIC (ANNIE & PAP)  (1:22)

 16. BRASS BAND  (1:01)

 17. CHEERS  (0:18)

 18. SILENCE, INDIAN MUSIC, SILENCE, STEAM TRAIN  (2:16)

 19. GRAVESIDE MUSIC  (0:59)

 20. MEMORY OF CHEERS  (1:24)

 21. CURTAIN CALL MUSIC  (2:49) 

Music & Sound Resources Available on the Internet
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ANNIE OAKLEY
SCRIPT SAMPLE

"Annie Oakley" is packed full of the riproaring fun of Buffalo's Wild West Show!  Annie falls in love with showman Frank, but first she's got to get a few things straight...

BILL: Before anybody knew what happened, Annie Oakley became the Wild West’s most shining star!

(ANNIE turns, ALL applaud.)

ANNIE: (hop and kick) Hot-diggety-dog!

(Sound subsides, JESS and BILL exit. FRANK helps ANNIE down.)

ANNIE: I hope you don’t mind, Frank.

FRANK: Mind? Why should I mind? Just ‘cuz nobody ever beat me in a shootin’ match before you? Just ‘cuz I used to be Buffalo Bill’s biggest star! What do I care if I get whupped by a girl?

ANNIE: You ain’t been whupped, Frank. Why, we’re a team, you and me. And as I think you noticed, I ain’t just a girl no more.

FRANK: (takes box from his vest) I been carrying this around for some time now. Weren’t sure if I should give it to you.

ANNIE: What is it? A peace pipe?

FRANK: I decided. If I can’t beat ya... better join ya’.

(Gives HER a box, SHE opens it, diamond ring. SHE smiles, away from HIM, then becomes solemn.)

ANNIE: You gotta understand, Frank. I come into my own now. I ain’t like other ladies. I come and go and do as I please. And no diamond ring is ever gonna change that.

(ANNIE holds ring out to HIM, HE covers HER hands with his.)

FRANK:Annie, you’s a army a polecats all bound up in five feet of woman. Don’t ever change, I don’t think I’d survive!

(THEY look at each other in silent agreement. FRANK starts to kiss HER, SHE puts out HER hand for a shake.)

ANNIE: Partners?

FRANK: Partners.

ANNIE: As for this ring, take it back. I got no use for diamonds. (walks away)

FRANK: But Annie, a fella’s supposed to give his gal a ring!

ANNIE: I got no use for "supposed to" neither. Buy me a horse I can call my own!

(We hear cheers: SOUND CUE #12.

JESS enters.)

JESS: (leading ANNIE, on "horseback")  Frank did just that and every night Annie rode into the arena atop her handsome white stallion, My Own, blowin’ kisses at her adoring fans...

(ANNIE turns on the cube, blowing kisses, SHE sees FRANK and blows a special kiss to HIM. HE catches it on his cheek.)

FRANK: That’s my Annie.


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