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Beginning on Tuesday, the Grambling State University Theatre will present “Flyin’ West,” by Pearl Cleage in the Recital Hall, located in the Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center. “Fleeing the South to avoid oppression and racism after being freed, four black women find refuge on their own land of Nicodemus, Kansas,” said Mary Crook, associate professor of stage and theatre management in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at GSU. “Between the harsh winters to the brutal abuse, Cleage portrays each characters struggles to find their own freedom.” Directed by Paul Bolin,...

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