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Black Angels over Tuskegee at The Actor's Temple

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Address: 339 W 40th St, The Actor's Temple, New York City, NY 10018-1436

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This play is an extremely interesting, totally engrossing story about a group of men who persist in their desire to serve our country as pilots during WW II, despite the fact that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2014
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This Off-Broadway production, written by Layon Gray, tells the story of six volunteers who make their way to Texas to take the test to become Army fighter pilots in 1942 during World War II. The narrator reads from his great-grandfather’s journal as the six performers reenact the story, the conflicts among them, their strategy in flight after graduation from training... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

This play is an extremely interesting, totally engrossing story about a group of men who persist in their desire to serve our country as pilots during WW II, despite the fact that they are blocked at every turn because of the color of their skin. The acting is superb, and we learned a great deal of new information about the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

I saw the play yesterday.....It was Excellent and I am telling everyone I know to go see it ....and I am going back to see it....It makes you laugh ...it makes you cry....It gives us a realistic view of how very hard it was back then and what OUR AIRMEN had to do to SURVIVE the racial INJUSTICE in America...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2013

Saw this play yesterday at 4. I had heard of the Tuskegee Airmen. This play made the airmen and their struggles against discrimination to gain their wings so real to me. The acting and singing talent was wonderful. The script writer, and director also Is in the play, playing the role of Quentin. A must see in my book!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

This Off Broadway show was truly amazing. The story of the Tuskegee Airmen isn't just one for African-Americans but for all Americans, something we all should know. The actors did a great job getting to to feel their pain during the struggles of the time. The theater is small, but adds to the intimacy of the performance. I definitely recommend... More 

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