SEARCH
AUDIO SHARE: Barbra Streisand Sings "I T...
THEATER NEWS
Robert Cuccioli, Linda Eder, Chad Kimbal...

Omar Edwards, James Konicek Set for Washington Premiere of Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan's Fly

By Washington, DC
Mark Hairston and Christopher Wilson in Fly 
(© Scott Suchman)
Mark Hairston and Christopher Wilson in Fly
(© Scott Suchman)
Ford's Theatre is to present the Washington premiere of Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan's Fly, September 21-October 21. Co-author Ricardo Khan will direct.

Fly, which is based on the experiences of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, is the centerpiece of this year's programming for The Lincoln Legacy Project, an effort to create dialogue around the issues of tolerance, equality and acceptance.

The cast will feature Eric Berryman, Mark Hairston, Damian Thompson and Christopher Wilson as Tuskegee Airmen W.W., Oscar, J. Allen and Chet as well as Omar Edwards (the Tap Griot), Matt Bassett, James Konicek, Clark Young, and Kahlil X. Daniel.

The design team will include Beowulf Boritt (set design), Clint Allen (projection design), Toni-Leslie James (costume design), Rui Rita (lighting design), John Gromada (original music and sound design), and Hope Clarke (choreography).

For more information and tickets to Fly, click here.


comments powered by Disqus

By providing information about entertainment and cultural events on this site, TheaterMania.com shall not be deemed to endorse,
recommend, approve and/or guarantee such events, or any facts, views, advice and/or information contained therein.

©1999-2014 TheaterMania.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use & Privacy Policy