Mary McCallum's FLY, GIRL! now thru 2/24 (Nashville) — Barry Scott , Mary McCallum — AAPEX

Friday, January 28, 2011

Mary McCallum's FLY, GIRL! now thru 2/24 (Nashville)

Bessie Coleman

 “Fly, Girl!” - based on the life of Bessie Coleman
A Stage Play written by Mary McCallum, Directed by Barry Scott

The Next Level-Arts & Entertainment Mindset
 1008 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 
(additional parking located next door at the Greyhound Bus Station lot)

Thursdays at 7:30pm January 20th, January 27th, February 3rd, February 10th, February 17th, February 24th

b.Scott Productions and SistaStyle Productions presents “Fly, Girl!”a fictional dramatization based on the life of Bessie Coleman (1892-1926), the first African American to become a licensed airplane pilot, and the first American of any race or gender to hold an international pilots license. The play follows Bessie from a little girl in Texas picking cotton to becoming “Queen Bess” Aviatrix.  “Fly, Girl!” explores the bravery, tenacity and sheer determine of Bessie Coleman. While Bessie strives to make her dreams of becoming an aviator come true, she also struggles with love and family issues as she and those close to her navigate being Black in Chicago in the 1920’s.  
“Fly, Girl!” is written by Mary McCallum, who has also penned “The 70% Club” (NY International Fringe Festival selection and winner of “Best Feature” at the International Black Film Festival of Nashville), “70% More” and “The ‘D’ Word”.  Ms. McCallum states, “I have always been fascinated by earlier aviators and Bessie’s story of bravery and sheer determination is a reminder that anything is possible if we work hard enough.”

“Fly, Girl!” is under the direction of Barry Scott, who is widely known for his successes as an actor, writer, producer, director, motivational speaker and voice over artist.

The  cast features: Molly Breen, Shawn Whitsell,  Mary McCallum, Tamiko Robinson, Rodrikus Springfield, Jene India, Jordynn Tucker, Isabella Jackson, Brandy Rogers, and Darius Willis

Tickets and more information can be found online by clicking the post's title.  
For questions/interviews regarding “Fly, Girl!” please contact Mary McCallum at 
615-476-6430 or via email at:

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