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Excellent ensemble acting keeps Black Angels Over Tuskegee soaring. Some plays teach, others celebrate, and a few simply entertain. Black Angels Over Tuskegee manages to do all three and one thing more: It inspires.
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Winner of the 2009 NAACP Award for Best Ensemble, and a 2009 Artistic Director Achievement Award for Best Play
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.
Previews from: 28 January 2010
Opening night: 22 February 2010
Appropriate for ages four year and above
Two hours and 35 minutes, including one intermission
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