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Feb. 25, 2024


Flyin' West Auditions

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FLYIN’ WEST Performance Dates: February 9-25, 2024 Auditions: October 16 & 17, 2023 Callbacks: October 19, 2023 Rehearsals: November 20, 2023 CREATIVE TEAM Director: Candace Taylor ABOUT THE SHOW Dive into the rich narrative of Flyin’ West, a compelling, crowd-pleasing drama by esteemed playwright Pearl Cleage. Set in the 1890s, the story unfolds in the historic town of Nicodemus, Kansas, one of the many all-black towns established in the American West following the Civil War. Through the eyes of four African-American women, the play delves into their journey of resilience and aspiration as they navigate their lives against the backdrop of the harsh realities of the frontier and the societal constraints of the era. With themes of community, racial pride, and female empowerment, Flyin’ West is a powerful portrayal of the determination and grit of black pioneers, offering audiences a captivating glimpse into an often overlooked chapter of American history.