It is a little unsettling that Pearl Cleage’s Blues For An Alabama Sky set in Harlem in 1930, is so relevant 90 years later in 2020. It deals with the economic uncertainties right after the Great Depression when people were struggling to find jobs and keep themselves and their families sheltered, fed & clothed. It also deals with homophobia and the opposition to women’s reproductive rights... Read more
Blues for an Alabama Sky
Keen Company concludes its 20th Anniversary Season with the New York premiere of Blues for An Alabama Sky, written by Pearl Cleage and directed by LA Williams.
(Photos by Carol Rosegg)
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Blues for An Alabama Sky tells a strikingly timely story about four friends whose lives and passions collide when an innocent newcomer from Alabama arrives in Harlem during summer of 1930, as the promises of the Harlem Renaissance are being swept away by the Great Depression.