‘Black Angels Over Tuskegee’ delayed due to COVID-19 surges


Layon Gray, director of ‘Black Angles Over Tuskegee.’

LAFAYETTE, La (BRPROUD) – Due to recent surges over COVID-19 and the Omicron variant the Heyman Center is delaying the ‘Black Angels Over Tuskegee’ play at the Heyman Performing Arts Center till March 31 at 7:30 p.m. The performance was originally scheduled to show Jan. 20.

The Black Angels Over Tuskegee is part of the Performing Arts Serving Acadiana (PASA) agenda— which aims to show a diverse range of performances for diversity, ingenuity, excellence, inclusiveness.

“We’ve made this decision out of an abundance of caution for our audience members, the cast, the Heymann Center staff, our stagehands and technicians and PASA staff, interns and volunteers. TicketMaster or the Heymann Center box office staff will contact all who have purchased tickets,” said PASA spokesperson.  

This award-winning, historical docudrama tells the story of six men embarking upon a journey to become the first Black aviators in the United States Army Air Forces during racial segregation. The performance based is directed by Layon Gray.

Tickets for Black Angels Over Tuskegee are available at www.pasaonline.org.  A Family & Friends 4-Pack, priced at $100. Box office hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays and closed Saturday and Sunday.

COVID-19 proof of vaccine and or masks worn properly may be required. Failure to comply may result in no entry and not refund.

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