The Question and Answer section for Our Town is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I don't think the structure of the play could exist without the Stage Manager. He is the intermediary between the audience and the vignettes of life in Grover's Corners, directing the characters in how they tell their story and fleshing out the...
small town life is better than living in large cities
Our Town is set in the fictional town of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire (population: 2,642). I suppose it is small enough that all the characters are familiar with each other, which serves the narrative of the play.