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Flyin" west and other plays

by Pearl Cleage

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Published by Theatre Communications Group in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Drama.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFlying west and other plays
    StatementPearl Cleage.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.L389 A6 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination339 p. :
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL34755M
    ISBN 101559361689
    LC Control Number99018987

    Set in , Flyin’ West is the vivid and spirited story of African American women pioneers who settle together in the all-black town of Nicodemus, 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. Flyin’ West opens, revealing the kitchen-dining area of a simple house out in Nicodemus, Kansas in The minimalist set reflects her characters’ lifestyle and allows the audience to quickly focus on the complexity of the characters on stage. This minimalist format is seen in her other plays as well, for few have set changes.

    An anthology of her plays, Flyin' West and Other Plays (), offers a penetrating look at the African American experience over the past hundred years. Blues for an Alabama Sky was performed in Atlanta as part of the Cultural Olympiad in conjunction with the Olympic Games. Book Search Search Keywords, ISBN's, Authors, Categories & More. Buy. Buy Rent. Sell. Search. 1. Search. 60+ Vendor Options. 2. Compare. Prices and Conditions. 3. Save. Time and Money Now. Sorry! We are experiencing problems with out database. Please type in the exact ISBN10 or ISBN13 to be directed to the correct page. Thanks for your.

    Dramatists Play Service, one of the premier play-licensing and theatrical publishing agencies in the world, was formed in to foster national opportunities for playwrights by publishing affordable editions of their plays and handling the performance rights to these works. DPS offers an extensive list of titles that includes many of the most significant plays of the past century. Study Guide for Court Theatre’s production of Pearl Cleage’s FLYIN’ WEST Contents: Summary of Flyin’ West - Glossary - “The Long Road to Freedom” - Pearl Cleage (a brief biography) - Questions for Discussion (Compiled by Ben Calvert, production dramaturg) “ some things gotta be said out loud to keep the life in ‘em.”.


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Cleage’s highly anthologized works can be found in Double Stitch (), Black Drama in America, New Plays from the Women’s Project, and Contemporary Plays by Women of Color (); Flyin’ West and Other Plays () is a full anthology of all of her plays through the year of its publication.

This volume collects her major full-length plays and one-acts, including Flyin’ West, Blues for an Alabama Sky, Bourbon at the Border, Chain and Late Bus to Mecca. PEARL CLEAGE is an Atlanta-based writer whose recent plays have premiered at The Alliance Theatre Company with subsequent productions throughout the : Theatre Communications Group.

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As a woman, as an African-American, her artistic objectivity and sensitivity to history. Pearl Cleage's Flyin' West is the story of a small group of African-American women whose lives changed when the West was opened up for people willing to settle in a harsh and untested region.

The backgrounds, actions, and feelings of the play's four women and two men reflect themes of determination, racism, miscegenation (intermarriage between races), feminism, pride, and freedom.

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Marisol and other plays Imprint: Theatre Communications Group Paperback, pages ISBN: Publication Date: 1 Sep Size: mm x mm £Pearl Cleage’s play, Flyin’ West is set infollows four black women as they lay claim to land in Nicodemus, an all-black Kansas 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.Books I never thought I would write one novel, much less have completed my sixth one.

The first book, What Looks Like Crazy On An Ordinary Day, came about because I had an idea for a story that wouldn’t fit into the structure a play was a very different process for me creatively, but I enjoyed it and was eager to try it again.