Playing at The Actor's Temple Theatre located at 339 West 47th Street. The play is done on Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. It runs two hours and thirty five minutes.
It opened the St.Luke's Theatre February 15, 2010.
The play won the 2009 NAACP Award "Best Ensemble" and Artistic Achievement Award "Best Play" .
Tuskegee airmen is a popular name of a group of African American pilots who fought in WW II. Formerly they were the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group of the U. S. Armed Forces.
The American Military was racially segregated and they were still subject to the "Jim Crow" laws . "Jim Crow" laws were stated local laws in the United States enacted between 1876-1965.
I was looking forward to seeing this play since I heard so many good things about it. I arrived (2/12/12) at the theatre 45 minutes before the show. There were no sign that a show was going to be done. I asked someone and the thought it had been canceled. They said that they were part of St Lukes Theatre and to go there. When I went over the man in the box office was very matter of fact about and it seemed that it has happened before. If that's the case if someone buys a ticket at the box office they should take there number down. I would love to see this play but I'm a little leery of doing so.