Black Eagles

by  Leslie Lee

Full Length Play, Drama  /  12m, 1f

"Much of it is humorous, but the pressure of emotion underneath gives it strength." - The New Yorker

"A fascinating play." - The New York Post

"A heart felt and rousing salute." - Newark Star Ledger

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Black Eagles

by  Leslie Lee

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    12m, 1f

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This is an extraordinary drama about the Tuskegee airmen, America's first black fighter pilots. The play opens at a reception honoring the airmen and Gen. Colin Powell. As the elderly WWII pilots reminisce, they are joined by their younger selves and the story of this brave company is retold.
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"Much of it is humorous, but the pressure of emotion underneath gives it strength." - The New Yorker

"A fascinating play." - The New York Post

"A heart felt and rousing salute." - Newark Star Ledger

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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12m, 1f
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Leslie Lee

For the stage, Leslie Lee is the author of numerous plays that have been produced in New York City and regionally. His plays include: The War Party, Colored People’s Time, Blues in a Broken Tongue, The Rabbit’s Foot; Black Eagles, Hannah Davis; a new version of the musical Golden Boy, in collabor ...

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