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Flyin' West

Category: Theatre

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Written by Pearl Cleage
Directed by Terrance Afer-Anderson

Set in 1898, this play 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.