Eager Firm celebrated the official opening of Pearl Cleage’s Blues for an Alabama Sky at Theatre Row February 18. The Off-Broadway premiere, directed by LA Williams, marks the primary manufacturing in New York Metropolis for the reason that play’s premiere 25 years in the past.
Blues for an Alabama Sky is a New York Metropolis-set story of pals in Harlem through the summer time of 1930. As the guarantees of the Harlem Renaissance are being swept away by the Nice Despair, the group—whose lives and passions collide with the arrival of a stranger from Alabama—should navigate altering and difficult instances.
The forged is made up of Alfie Fuller, Jasminn Johnson, John-Andrew Morrision, Khiry Walker, and Sheldon Woodley.
Blues for an Alabama Sky, which is a part of Eager Firm’s 20th season, started previews February 4.
The design staff contains scenic deisgner You-Shin Chen, costume designer Asa Benally, lighting designer Oona Curley, and unique music and sound designer Lindsay Jones. Casting is by Billy Hopkins Casting. Fran Rubenstein serves as manufacturing stage supervisor, and Drew Francis is the manufacturing supervisor.