EXTRAORDINARY! Ma Rainey rides on the exultant notes of the blues.- Newsweek

THE CAST OF MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
COMES TO ROXBURY FOR A FREE PUBLIC READING

Legendary 1920s blues singer Ma Rainey and her musicians gather in a run-down Chicago studio to record new sides of old favorites when generational and racial tensions suddenly explode. The Huntington completes Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner August Wilson's Century Cycle with this searing drama, Wilson's first Broadway hit.

OMAR READ STAGE DIRECTIONS, YAAAAY!

Featuring a stellar cast including Yvette Freeman (TV's "ER") as Ma Rainey and local favorite Jason Bowen as Levee.

Yvette Freeman as Ma Rainey in the the Huntington's production of August Wilson's MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, directed by Liesl Tommy, playing March 9 — April 8 at the BU Theatre / Avenue of the Arts Jason Bowen in the the Huntington's production of August Wilson's MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, directed by Liesl Tommy, playing March 9 — April 8 at the BU Theatre / Avenue of the Arts

Presented in collaboration with the Mayor's Office and Hibernian Hall.

 

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