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MBT Wade Bennett King Education Series Presents:

Wings of Courage

Discover:   Creativity and determination can outpace discrimination and ignorance * You have the power to make your life

Wings of Courage is a play based on the life of Eugene Bullard, the first African-American combat pilot and adventurer. Bullard’s story would be unbelievable if it were not all true:  he traveled with a minstrel show, was a professional boxer, a World War I flying ace, a jazz musician, and a spy. He flew against the famous “Red Baron,” and when the color of Bullard’s skin prevented him from taking his place with other American war heroes, he went on to fame as a Paris bandleader.

Pack for:  A tale of vision and hope that deserves to be known by every American.

Storytelling, music, and drama.  Examples of determination and perseverance


Core Audience:  Grades 3 and up

Curriculum Connections: Theatre, Music, Communication, Social Studies (United States History, World History, World War I, African American History)

All Dates

  • Mon. Mar 27th, 2017 10:00 AM
  • Mon. Mar 27th, 2017 12:15 PM

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Box Office Hours:

Monday through Friday, 10 am to show time. If there is no show, the office closes at 6:00 pm.
On weekends, the office opens 2 hours prior to show time

Special Services:

Wheelchair accessible seats are available through the Ticket Office. The Theatre is not equipped with elevators or escalators. Assisted listening devices or earplugs can be picked up at the complimentary coat check located inside the main doors. Ask an usher to obtain a booster cushion for small children. All services are subject to availability.

Refunds/Exchanges:

All sales are final. Please check your order thoroughly before making your purchase. MBT Members can exchange the value of their tickets for another MBT-presented show of equal value. Tickets must be returned to the Ticket Office before the show for an exchange. Tickets can be donated back to the Theatre at least 24 hours before the show as a tax deductable contribution.

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