Layon Gray News

FREEZE FRAME: The New York Jets Visit BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE
by Walter McBride - Aug 28, 2013

Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Layon Gray's acclaimed play is now in its fourth year at the Actors Temple Theater (339 West 47th Street). Based on true events, six men explore their collective struggle with Jim Crow, their intelligence, patriotism, dreams of an inclusive fair society, and brotherhood as they become the first African-American fighter pilots in the U.S. Army Air Forces. Teh New York Jets just visited the production and you can check out a photo from the special ocassion below! (more...)

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Celebrates 3 Years, Announces New Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2013

Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Layon Gray's acclaimed play is now in its fourth year at the Actors Temple Theater (339 West 47th Street). Based on true events, six men explore their collective struggle with Jim Crow, their intelligence, patriotism, dreams of an inclusive fair society, and brotherhood as they become the first African-American fighter pilots in the U.S. Army Air Forces (more...)

Patti Murin and Hinton Battle Among Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Awards Nominees; Ceremony 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2012

The nominations have been announced for the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity's 2012 Awards Gala, taking place tonight, July 29 at 7:30pm at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (405 W. 55th Street). Among the nominees are three-time Tony Award-winner Hinton Battle (for directing & choreographing What We Do for Love or Other Desperate Measures) and recent Tony Award-nominee Patti Murin (for her performance in La Strega). (more...)

Patti Murin and Hinton Battle Among Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Awards Nominees; Ceremony 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2012

The nominations have been announced for the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity's 2012 Awards Gala, taking place on Sunday, July 29 at 7:30pm at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (405 W. 55th Street). Among the nominees are three-time Tony Award-winner Hinton Battle (for directing & choreographing What We Do for Love or Other Desperate Measures) and recent Tony Award-nominee Patti Murin (for her performance in La Strega). (more...)

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Celebrates Two Years Off-Broadway, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2012

Layon Gray's BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE will celebrate its two-year anniversary Saturday, February 18th (Special 4pm Performance) at the Actors Temple Theater (339 West 47th Street), where the production transferred after its sold-out engagement at St. Luke's Theatre. (more...)

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Celebrates Two Years Off-Broadway, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2012

Layon Gray's BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE will celebrate its two-year anniversary Saturday, February 18th (Special 4pm Performance) at the Actors Temple Theater (339 West 47th Street), where the production transferred after its sold-out engagement at St. Luke's Theatre. (more...)

Black Diamond Pictures To Make MARKED MAN Film
by Movies News Desk - Jan 09, 2012

Black Diamond Pictures, LLC an independent film production company is announcing the making its first feature film, titled MARKED MAN. The film is an action-thriller with the current cast of Hoji Fortuna, Jaiden Kaine, Celestine Rae and Gregory Sherad Martin and is directed by Chris Emmons. Principle photography for MARKED MAN will begin early this year; the film doesn't have a release date. (more...)

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Salutes Veterans 11/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2011

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE, Layon Gray's acclaimed play, now in its second year at the Actors Temple Theater (339 West 47th Street), will honor the nation's military personnel for Veteran's Day by offering anyone with Military ID half price tickets this weekend. (more...)

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Salutes Veterans 11/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2011

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE, Layon Gray's acclaimed play, now in its second year at the Actors Temple Theater (339 West 47th Street), will honor the nation's military personnel for Veteran's Day by offering anyone with Military ID half price tickets this weekend. (more...)

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Salutes Veterans 11/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2011

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE, Layon Gray's acclaimed play, now in its second year at the Actors Temple Theater (339 West 47th Street), will honor the nation's military personnel for Veteran's Day by offering anyone with Military ID half price tickets this weekend. (more...)

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Cast Performs At Triumph Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2011

The cast of the acclaimed Off-Broadway hit, Black Angels Over Tuskegee, will perform at the 2nd annual Triumph Awards on October 19th (8 p.m) at Jazz at Lincoln Center, honoring those who have made a positive impact beyond their performances on stage, in the arts, in sports, and in the community. (more...)

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Cast Performs At Triumph Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2011

The cast of the acclaimed Off-Broadway hit, Black Angels Over Tuskegee, will perform at the 2nd annual Triumph Awards on October 19th (8 p.m) at Jazz at Lincoln Center, honoring those who have made a positive impact beyond their performances on stage, in the arts, in sports, and in the community. (more...)

DA’ Right Entertainment Hosts Launch Party at Iguana New York Restaurant
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2011

DA' Right Entertainment is pleased to announce it's inaugural Launch Party Event to be held on April 14, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. at Iguana New York Restaurant and Dance Lounge, located at 240 West 54th Street New York, NY, between Broadway and 8th Avenue. General Admission is $10.00. (more...)

DA’ Right Entertainment Hosts Launch Party at Iguana New York Restaurant
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2011

DA' Right Entertainment is pleased to announce it's inaugural Launch Party Event to be held on April 14, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. at Iguana New York Restaurant and Dance Lounge, located at 240 West 54th Street New York, NY, between Broadway and 8th Avenue. General Admission is $10.00. (more...)

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Ring NASDAQ Bell 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2011

The cast of the Off-Broadway hit BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE is set to preside over the opening bell at NASDAQ MarketSite Thursday, March 24th at 8:45 am. (more...)

Photo Flash: LEGEND OF BUSTER NEAL Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Mar 09, 2011

On Friday, March 4, the Billie Holiday Theatre opened world-premiere play The Legend of Buster Neal to a sold-out house. In addition to cast Charles Anthony Burks, Sidiki Fofana, Stephen Hill, Dennis Johnson, Patrick Mitchell, and Nathan Purdee, in attendance were playwright Jackie Alexander, Emmy Award-winning actor Robert S. Woods (One Life to Live), Sean Ringgold (One Life to Live), Marja Harmon (The Lion King, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Aida), playwright/actor Layon Gray (creator of Black Angels Over Tuskegee), Delano Barbosa (Black Angels Over Tuskegee), and actors Jamil A.C. Mangan and Warner Miller. (more...)

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Celebrates One-Year Anniversary, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2011

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE, Layon Gray's acclaimed play, will celebrate its one-year anniversary Saturday, January 29th at the Actors Temple Theater (339 West 47th Street), where the production transferred after its sold-out engagement at St. Luke's Theatre. In attendance at this special 5pm performance will be surviving members of the original Tuskegee Airmen. (more...)

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Celebrates One-Year & Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2011

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE, Layon Gray's acclaimed play, will celebrate its one-year anniversary Saturday, January 29th at the Actors Temple Theater (339 West 47th Street), where the production transferred after its sold-out engagement at St. Luke's Theatre. In attendance at this special 5pm performance will be surviving members of the original Tuskegee Airmen. (more...)

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Celebrates One-Year & Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2011

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE, Layon Gray's acclaimed play, will celebrate its one-year anniversary Saturday, January 29th at the Actors Temple Theater (339 West 47th Street), where the production transferred after its sold-out engagement at St. Luke's Theatre. In attendance at this special 5pm performance will be surviving members of the original Tuskegee Airmen. (more...)

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Celebrates One-Year Anniversary, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE, Layon Gray's acclaimed play, will celebrate its one-year anniversary Saturday, January 29th at the Actors Temple Theater (339 West 47th Street), where the production transferred after its sold-out engagement at St. Luke's Theatre. In attendance at this special 5pm performance will be surviving members of the original Tuskegee Airmen. (more...)

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