Pioneers of Flight

2019  |  Musical Theatre West

Directed by Ted Watts

Pioneers of Flight is a brief educational musical that introduces young audiences to the origins of human flight. The musical is made up of vignettes that  include France’s Montgolfier Brothers and their first hot air balloon journey, the birth of modern flight with the Wright Brothers, Bessie Coleman's career as the first female African-American pilot, Charles Lindbergh's famous flights, and Amelia Earhart's mysterious final journey. 

Pioneers of Flight was designed as a touring production that traveled around various schools in the Southern California area.

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Prologue and Base Look
Freedom in the Sky
Above the Atlantic
Around the World
Above the Clouds
A Man Can Fly
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