Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Paperback)

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Play with music

Characters: 8 males (5 black, 3 white) 2 black females

Scenery: Unit set

It's 1927 in a rundown studio in Chicago where Ma Rainey is recording new sides of old favorites. More goes down in the session than music in this riveting portrayal of rage, racism, the self hate and exploitation.

"Searing ... funny, salty, carnal and lyrical.... Wilson has lighted a dramatic fuse that snakes and hisses through several anguished eras of American life. When the fuse reaches its e.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780573681134
ISBN-10: 0573681139
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
Publication Date: October 11th, 2010
Pages: 124
Language: English