Miramar Cultural Center Celebrates Veteran's Day with BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE

Miramar Cultural Center Celebrates Veteran's Day with BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE

In honor of Veteran's Day Weekend, Miramar Cultural Center is proud to present Layon Gray's critically acclaimed, long-running Off-Broadway show,BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE, for one performance only, Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 8pm.

Inspired by true events, BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE is a narrative of six men embarking upon a journey to become the first Black aviators in the United States Army Air Corps during a tumultuous era of racial segregation & Jim Crow idealism in Twentieth Century American history. Uplifting & inspiring, the production movingly illustrates their collective struggle with Jim Crow, their intelligence, patriotism, dreams of an inclusive fair society & brotherhood, going beyond the headlines & revealing the men who exhibited the courage to excel, in spite of all the overwhelming odds against them.The Tuskegee Airmen conquered isolation & prejudice to become one of the most highly respected fighter groups of World War II, forming the 99thPursuit Squadron. Their achievements paved the way for the full integration of the U.S. Military.

Originally produced by Layon Gray Enterprises & Edmund Gaynes, BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE originally opened in Los Angeles in 2009, then transferred to New York City for what was to be a two-month engagement in 2010. The award-winning, historical docudrama ran for over seven years Off-Broadway & continues to tour the country.

Featured in the cast are Lamar K. Cheston, Craig Colasanti, Thaddeus L. Daniels, Layon Gray, Melvin P. Huffnagle, David N. Roberts & Lamman Rucker.

DATE: Thursday, November 9, 2017 @ 8pm

PLACE: Miramar Cultural Center ~ 2400 Civic Center Place ~ Miramar, FL

TICKETS: $35, $45, $60 - VIP seating plus cocktail


ONLINE: http://bit.ly/MCC_BlackAngels

The Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark was created to celebrate creativity & diversity within the city. This landmark is a vibrant, urban destination located in the heart of the Miramar Town Center, situated adjacent to City Hall. Centrally located, the Center consists of an 800-seat theatre, an art gallery, banquet facilities, a full-service kitchen, dance studio, a botanical garden & more. Within walking distance of a main library, shops, restaurants & fitness center, it is the perfect place to see a live performance, enjoy a day of family fun, have a meal, attend a lecture, or stroll through the galleries.

The Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark is a collaborative effort of many who share a fundamental commitment to the arts as essential to building a strong & vibrant community. Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture This has been made possible by support from the following Community Foundation of Broward Funds: Helen & Frank Stoykov Charitable Endowment Fund, Maxine Powers Hofert Fund, David & Francie Horvitz Family Fund & Everett H. Metcalf, Jr. Unrestricted Fund.

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