Pearl Cleage’s Flyin’ West opens March 7, 2012 at Theatre in the Square

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Pearl Cleage's Flyin' West at Altanta's Theatre in the Square

Donna Biscoe and Joy Brunson in Flyin' West. Photo by Seamus M. Bourne

Theatre in the Square presents Pearl Cleage’s Flyin’ West March 7 – April 8, 2012.  Tickets are available at the Box Office by calling 770-422-8369 or online at http://www.theatreinthesquare.com/

Atlanta playwright Cleage examines the lives, memories, and hope of four black women pioneers expecting a better life in the West away from the uncertainties of the post-Civil War South.  However, their new surroundings are not free of danger and unexpected turns.  The New York Times called it “gripping…a paean to women.”

The cast includes:  Cynthia Barker, Donna Biscoe, Joy Brunson, Marguerite Hannah, Nadir Mateen, and E. Roger Mitchell. 

 Tickets range from $24-$33 and are available at the Theatre in the Square Box Office by calling 770-422-8369 or online at http://www.theatreinthesquare.com/Gift certificates and discount rates for groups of 12+ are also available for purchaseat theBox Office. This production is recommended for ages14 and up.

Opening night ticket-holders will have the pleasure of meeting the playwright during a reception at Marietta Wine Market immediately preceding the performance.  The reception begins at 6:30, with remarks at approximately 7 pm.  The event is free of charge.  Donations are welcome.