Blues for An Alabama Sky

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.

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Running time: 
2hrs 45mins (including 1 intermission)
Categories: 
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About Blues for an Alabama Sky:

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.

By:
Pearl Cleage
Producer:
Keen Company
Director:
LA Williams
Lighting:
Oona Curley
Sound:
Lindsay Jones
Design:
You-Shin Chen
Costume:
Asa Benally
Cast list:
Prema Cruz, Alfie Fuller, John-Andrew Morrision, Khiry Walker, and Sheldon Woodley
Blues for an Alabama Sky Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
February 4, 2020
Opening date: 
February 19, 2020
Closes: 
March 14, 2020
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7pm
Wednesday2pm7pm
Thursday-7pm
Friday-8pm
Saturday2pm8pm
Sunday--

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

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Latest Blues for an Alabama Sky News & Features

Alfie Fuller
Keen Company announces cast of Blues for an Alabama Sky
December 20, 2019

Keen Company continues its 20th Anniversary Season in spring 2020 with the previously announced New York premiere of Blues for An Alabama Sky, written by Pearl Cleage and directed by LA Williams, and has now confirmed casting. The cast will include Prema Cruz, Alfie Fuller, John-Andrew Morrision, Khiry Walker, and Sheldon Woodley.

Our Blues for an Alabama Sky Review

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