The season opener, Blues for an Alabama Sky, will begin Tuesday, Oct. 6 through Friday, Oct. 9 at the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre located in Grambling’s Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center.
Set in the 1930 Harlem, New York, the harsh realities of the Great Depression have devastated the bright decade of the Harlem Renaissance.
Disease and poverty have overshadowed the creative happiness that fueled a surge of African American artists.
A timeless look at hopeful dreams in hopeless days, this is a story with a rich cast of characters, each scrambling to survive and make sense of their overlapping personalities, politics, and love.
Directed by Paul Bolin, the production staff includes Quintara Johnson as production stage manager, David Kaul as set and lighting designer and Teshia Lincoln as costume designer.
The cast includes: Ka’Darius Gray as Guy, Mionne Featherstone as Angel, Adarian Williams as Sam, Erika Goode-Perry as Dealia, and Ibraheem Farmer as Leland.
The show will have nightly performances at 7. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for general admission. Tickets are on sale now.
The box office will be open from 1-5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 30 minutes before performance time.
For more information, call 318-274-2892. The performance is for mature audiences only.