Blues for an Alabama Sky

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Blues for an Alabama Sky is a play by African-American author Pearl Cleage (born 1948) [1]. It is the summer of 1930 in Harlem, New York. The creative euphoria of the Harlem Renaissance has given way to the harsher realities of the Great Depression.

The original text

Published in the late 1990s, ISBN 0-8222-1634-5.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1997: Produced at the Market Theatre, 15 May to 28 June, starring Magi Noninzi Williams, Motshabi Tyelele, Leleti Khumalo, Sello Sebotsane.


Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

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