Blues for an Alabama Sky Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Act 1, Scene 1

• BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY takes place in Harlem, New York, in the summer of 1930.

• The play opens with Guy Jacobs, a black homosexual man, helping a friend, Angel Allen.

• Angel is a singer at the Cotton Club and is very drunk tonight.

• Angel has just learned that her boyfriend and boss, Nick, has married another woman.

• When Angel heckled Nick at the club, she was fired.

• Guy, who is a costume designer, was also fired from the club for sticking up for Angel.

• Guy and Angel encounter a man named Leland who helps Guy get Angel to Guy's apartment.

• The commotion awakens Guy's neighbor, Delia, who is a social worker hoping to follow in the footsteps of famous family planning advocate, Margaret Sanger.

• Delia works tirelessly in the development of a family planning clinic in Harlem.

• Guy's dream is to go to Paris and design...

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