The play takes place in a western state during a 24-hour period, of a summer day in a time of drought.
Scene 1: A fence and a windmill.
Scene 2: The depot.
Scene 3: A street in Three Point, File's office.
Scene 4: The park.
Scene 5: Outside the Curry house.
Scene 6: An open space.
Scene 1: The park.
Scene 2: Starbuck's truck.
Scene 3: A picnic area.
Scene 4: An open space.
Scene 5: A fence and a windmill.