Flyin' West

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Written by:

Pearl Cleage

Directed by:

KJ Gilmer

Dates:

Thursday, February 14, 2019 to Sunday, February 24, 2019

Show Times:

Tuesday through Saturday at 8:00 PM
Sundays at 2:00 PM
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Pearl Cleage’s 1994 play, Flyin’ West  is set in 1898, follows four black women as they lay claim to land in Nicodemus, an all-black Kansas town. The play is a powerful commentary on sisterhood, identity and race and is based on fact: in the late 19th century, many African Americans left the South to settle out West.

 

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Not only is the plot of “Flyin’ West” historically significant, but the cast is as well — it’s the first all-black cast in Pitt’s history.