Music by Douglas J. Cohen

Books and Lyrics by Cheryl L. Davis

Based on the true story of the first African American aviatrix, BARNSTORMER recounts the story of Bessie Coleman’s amazing journey from the cotton fields of Texas, to aviation school in Paris, and finally into the sky as she fought against all odds.

Winner of a Jonathan Larson Grant

Bare Bones production produced Lark Play Development Center, Showcase production at Red Mountain Theatre Company, reading by New Professional Theatre.

Option by Lawrence Poster. Recipient of a Jonathan Larson Grant through the Lark Play Development Center; selected for the NAMT Festival of New Musicals (2008).