Since its original production by acclaimed director Kenny Leon at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, Pearl Cleage’s Flyin’ West  has quickly become a regional theatre hit, with numerous productions in the United States, including the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and around the world, with productions in England and South Africa.  The play centers on the lives of four African American women who journey West to Kansas to seek the freedom promised them after slavery, only to have their wits and wisdom challenged by the rugged terrain, the social climate of the time, and the men who claim to be with them for love.  Cleage’s Flyin’ West is a vibrant, soul-stirring celebration of the resilience of womanhood at the turn of the twentieth century. 

Selected Reviews:
Daily Princetonian
Nassau Weekly

Director: Roger Q. Mason ‘08

Miriam Camara ‘10
Chanel Coney ‘09
Kelvin Dinkins ‘09
Professor Emeritus Cecilia Hodges
Rob Grant ‘08
Heather Rae Martin ‘07 

Stage Manager: Osei Kwakye ‘09
Production Manager: David Moore ‘09
Set Designer: Zane Pihlstrom
Costume Designer: Andrea “Abeo” Brown
Properties Manager: Maia McWilliams ‘10

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