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International Black Theatre Festival: Two Wings to Heaven: The Bessie Coleman Story & Fly

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Two Wings to Heaven: The Bessie Coleman Story

April for Stars, Yonkers, NY

April Armstrong, award-winning storyteller and actress, performs an original stage play that tells Elizabeth “Bessie” Coleman’s triumphant story from her humble childhood in Texas to renowned international aviatrix and her final flight using dialogue, song, movement and imagery. Written by April Armstrong. Directed by Sara Berg. (Larry Leon Hamlin Solo Performance Series, General Audience) 



African Diaspora Arts and Sciences Institute (ADASI), Panama City, Panama 

A mesmerizing solo journey of a Black man convinced he will receive the power to fly on the night of a special celestial event. Come soar through the captivating and transcendent performance of AUDELCO award winner Joseph L. Edwards. Written and directed by Joseph L. Edwards. (Dramatic Comedy, General Audience)


Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance
650 W 6th St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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