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Casting Announced for Pasadena Playhouse Production of Fly

The drama is inspired by the work of the famed Tuskegee Airmen.

The company of Fly with Dr. Roscoe Brown, Tuskegee Airman and chief technical consultant for the production.
(© The Pasadena Playhouse)

Full casting has been announced for Fly, a new play inspired by the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, which will be presented as a coproduction of The Pasadena Playhouse and Crossroads Theatre Company.

Fly is written by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan, and directed by Khan, cofounder and former artistic director of Crossroads Theatre Company. It tells the story of the first African-American Army Air Corp fighters, known as the Tuskegee Airmen, who flew over the skies of Europe and North Africa during World War II.

The cast includes Brooks Brantly, Ross Cowan, Omar Edwards, Anthony J. Goes, Brandon Nagle, Desmond Newson, Damian Thompson, and Terrell Wheeler. Featured on the creative team are Hope Clark (choreography), Beowulf Boritt (set designer), Toni-Leslie James (costume designer), Rui Rita (lighting designer), John Gromada (sound designer), Clint Allen (video/projection designer), Omar Edwards (improvographer), and Pat McCorkle (casting).

Fly will run from January 26-February 21 at the Pasadena Playhouse, before moving to New York's New Victory Theater on March 11.

For tickets to the Pasadena Playhouse run of Fly, click here.

For tickets to the New Victory Theater run of Fly, click here.