The Wright Brothers
Those Daring Young Men & Their Flying Machine!

A Musical Play to Inspire You to Achieve Your Dreams Against Impossible Odds

Book by Sterling Swann        Music & Lyrics by Larry Siegel

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"This musical takes off in its first moments and continues to soar!"

Emma Laurence
Department of Theatre, Dance and Film Studies
The Horace Mann School, New York City

"I loved the music, and the talent was fantastic!   Great voices, wonderful acting by all"
"The talk-back with the cast was superlative!   It was intimate, informative and inspiring!
I would recommend it to other presenters if time and conditions allow."

Mary Katz
Director of Education
The Carson Center
Paducah, KY

"Their voices are wonderful."
Russell J. Wicker, Director
The Foundation Performing Arts & Conference Center
Spindale, NC

"According to the survey that was provided to the schools, students learned several
interesting facts about aviation that they did not know prior to the performance..."

"Both teachers and students enjoyed the Q & A session,
and getting the chance to interact with the actors on stage.
Students were able to see history come alive before their eyes
and seemed to be very engaged and interested in the story that was being told."

Alex Routen
Education Coordinator
The Carson Center
Paducah, KY

"They had a good response from the kids"
D. Rae Geoffrey
Associate Director
Diana Wortham Theatre
Asheville, NC

"Just wanted to let you know that several folks called me today
to say how much they enjoyed the performance yesterday. We loved it as well"

Lisa Gage
Hue Entertainment, LLC
Yardley, PA

Running time of the show is approximately one hour (50-60 minutes)

Plot synopsis with songs - Click on song titles to hear each song as it appears in the show

Curtain Music

The scene opens in 1896 at the Dayton, Ohio bicycle shop of Orville and Wilbur Wright.
As usual, instead of fixing bikes they are working on new, unheard of inventions.

Another Wright Brother Machine

After reading about inventors in Europe working on the development of human flight,
they start to think about the possibilities, despite the dangers involved.
Their sister Katharine thinks they already spend too much time on crazy inventions and not
enough on making the bicycle business a success.

Pay Attention To Me

Wilbur then shares with her his most secret dream of being able to bring the possibility of a flying machine into reality.
The dream of flying.


Meanwhile, their cranky neighbor, Mrs. Weatherby, comes by to pick up the bicycle she left for repair months before.
Orville is a little intimidated by her and tries to make up every excuse possible with no success.

Mrs. Weatherby

The brothers now decide that it is indeed their destiny to make this dream real and begin in earnest to build a machine that can fly.
Starting with gliders they take their dreams and equipment to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. After some success, but a lot more failure,
they return to Dayton feeling despondent and at the end of their road. Fortunately, a respected French/American scientist and friend,
Octave Chanute steps in to lift their spirits.

Back To The Drawing Board

Back in North Carolina they are finally ready for their historic, first flight. Who will win the coin toss to be the very first human to
experience sustained, powered flight?

Find out the answer, and witness the historic flight itself in this Wright Brothers musical guaranteed to send your imagination soaring!

Study Guides (Teacher & Student Combined)
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Tech Rider

Flyer (front)
Flyer (back)

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