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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