MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM

R  |  1 hour 33 minutes • Coming Soon

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About

Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), her ambitious horn player (Chadwick Boseman), and the white management determined to control the legendary “Mother of the Blues.” Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's play. 

Directed By

George C. Wolfe

Written By

Ruben Santiago-Hudson, August Wilson (based on the play by)

Cast

Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Colman Domingo, Michael Potts

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