Story of the Century, LLC

Story of the Century, LLC located in Prairie Village KS



Story of the Century
David O. Hill

Set in 1902, Story of the Century is an original musical about Burrell Cannon, the inventor of the Ezekiel Airship. From his small town in Pittsburg, Texas, Cannon invented and flew the Ezekiel Airship a year before the Wright brothers’ historic flight. Combining historic events with fictional characters, Story of the Century captures the spirit of 1902 with rollicking melodies, social consciousness, and heart. With a mixture of historical and fictional

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  • STORY OF THE CENTURY playwright David O. Hill and director Chris McCoy discuss the process of developing this musical from a 60 minute piece to a complete two-act script and score for the August 2017 reading.