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Flyin’ West

March 24 - April 3

Set in 1898, Flyin’ West is the vivid and spirited story of African American women pioneers who settle together in the all-black town of Nicodemus, KS. After emancipation, the play’s four women have taken advantage of the Homestead Act to leave the oppressive South in hopes of finding the freedom that had been denied to them for so long. Cleage’s work explores themes of determination, racial pride, intermarriage and the power of love to highlight the female empowerment that she sees as vital to the African American community.

Details

Start:
March 24
End:
April 3
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.metkc.org/20-21-season

Venue

Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre
3927 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
Phone:
816-569-3226
Website:
https://www.metkc.org/

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