Several Tuskegee airman attended a pre-show reception of “Fly,” an original play written about the World War II experiences of four African-American officers and pilots from Harlem, Chicago, Iowa and the Caribbean. Written by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan, “Fly” is a part of Ford Theatre’s Lincoln Legacy Project. The play will run until October 21.
Front: Former Tuskegee Airmen Leroy Battle, Ed Talbert, Cicero Satterfield, William T. Fauntroy, Jr., Dr. Roscoe Brown, Jr., Major Anderson, Ivan Ware and James Pryde. Back: "Fly" cast members James Konicek, Omar Edwards, Matt Bassett, Mark Hairston, Damian Thompson, Eric Berryman, Clark Young and Christopher Wilson. Gary Erskine/For Ford's Theatre Buy Photo