Black Angels Over Tuskegee

Starting at $39.50

Black Angels Over Tuskegee is the story of the Tuskegee Airmen told in narrative of six men embarking upon a journey to become pilots in the United States Army Air Forces. The play explores their collective struggle with Jim Crow, their intelligence, patriotism, dreams of an inclusive fair society, and brotherhood. The play goes beyond the headlines of the popular stories of the Tuskegee Airmen and exposes the men who exhibited the courage to excel, in spite of all the overwhelming odds against them.

Winner of the 2009 NAACP Award for Best Ensemble and 2009 Hollywood Artistic Director Achievement Award for Best Play, the production has received rave reviews from topcritics including The New York Times who describe the performance as "Uplifting and Inspirational: and "Tough to Resist!".

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 35 minutes with one intermission

Select Wednesdays at 8:00pm

Actors Temple Theatre

(New York, NY)
339 W. 47th Street
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by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2018
Writer, director, actor Layon Gray will reach a milestone in theatre with his 3000th performance on Saturday March 17, 2018 in his World War II drama Black Angels Over Tuskegee.
by BWW News Desk - March 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
by BWW News Desk - November 8, 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.
by BWW News Desk - March 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.
by BWW News Desk - January 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.
by BWW News Desk - January 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.
by BWW News Desk - January 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.
by BWW News Desk - January 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.