A docudrama about six heroes who became the first African-American aviators in the U.S. Air Force during an era of racial segregation. More…
'Black Angels Over Tuskegee' is the story of the Tuskegee Airmen: 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.
See it if You like stories about true events and like to see things from a different perspective.
Don't see it if You need a lot of bells and whistles. These guys make the most out of very little.
See it if If you like shows based on a true story. Moving pieces about people. WW11 story that is moving to watch
Don't see it if If you need a big production. If you like a easier show with no thought or emotion involved
See it if A very serious drama about a group of people who through great difficulty made a difference in WWII. I was glad to learn more about them.
Don't see it if If you like light hearted dramas then you might not enjoy this play.
See it if You like true, inspiring, uplifting stories, embrace human drama, are moved by tales of resilience, integrity, and love for fellow man.
Don't see it if You don't like cultural experiences which may be different from yours,history/WW2 aviation, ensemble pieces, or friendships among men.
See it if you want to learn something about our real history. I dare you to not shed a tear.When I saw it a real Tuskeegee airman was next to me.
Don't see it if you want big and brassy
See it if you are interested in the plot. beautifully acted in small theater with minimal sets. Lovely depiction of flying. felt young and hopeful.
Don't see it if you mind hitting all the beats, characters representative of a type rather than fleshed out person. I clearly didn't mind at all.
See it if you like historical plays dealing with issues about the black struggle and the US military.
Don't see it if you do not like monologues or dramatic emotional scenes.
See it if Inspiring and heartbreaking true story about black US army pilots during WWII. Unsung heroes, little know story. Should be heard.
Don't see it if Don't see it if you cannot look at our country, admit its faults, and hope we learn to do better in the future.
See it if If you want to learn history, enjoy good acting and want to see a serious show. Good acting and a history lesson.
Don't see it if If you expect a musical, lots of jokes and costume changes, this is not the show.
See it if enjoy heartfelt, historical dramas well played by a wonderful cast. Salute to the Tuskegee Airman with much Patriotic Pride.
Don't see it if are looking for a light hearted comedy or musical.
See it if you appreciate a great play based on a true incident that shows both the strengths and the flaws in 1940s America.
Don't see it if racism, as a theme, is disturbing to you.
See it if You want to know what happened in WWII to black soldiers who fought for this country. These were loyal soldiers who loved their country.
Don't see it if You don't want to share these men's trials and mistreatment at the hands of the white military.
See it if You want to know or teach more about the Tuskegee airmen, like ensemble shows,
Don't see it if You already are familiar with the history of the Tuskegee airmen, looking for first class drama
See it if You want to learn about a period of history that you don't know too much about.Actors try really hard to convey the story .
Don't see it if You are not interested in this particular period of history.
See it if you like thought-provoking, well-acted dramas that bring insight into a world you probably weren't aware of.
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See it if enjoy an action packed 2 hours with clever staging that tells an important story without being hackneyed or pedestrian. If U R a Vet.
Don't see it if Only enjoy fluffy stuff
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