This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Angel Allen - She is a thirty-four-year-old woman who, as the play opens, has been fired from her job as a backup singer at the Cotton Club.
Leland Cunningham - He is a twenty-eight-year-old man from Alabama who has been in Harlem only six weeks and whose wife, Anna, died giving birth to a baby boy, who also did not survive.
Deal - See Delia Patterson
Guy Jacobs - He is a thirty-something homosexual man who has just been fired from his job as a costume designer for the Cotton Club...
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