When She Had Wings

Performance Dates
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A nine-year-old girl named B fantasizes about flying in a makeshift cockpit she has built in a tree. The morning after a storm, B awakes to find A, a peculiar, elderly woman who “squawks” rather than talks, sharing her airplane. B believes that A is actually her heroine Amelia Earhart, who was never seen again after taking off across the Pacific Ocean. In exchange for B helping A finish her famous last flight, A promises B that she can and will fly! This story about using your imagination and making the impossible possible combines live sound and puppetry to create striking images and theatrical magic.

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
90 minutes

Cast

Creative Team

Playwright
Director
Set Designer
Costume Designer
Choreographer for musicals
Sound Designer
Lighting Designer