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Live Video Webcast: August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Monday August 26 2013 • 7:00pm - 9:45pm ET
In-person event


Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson and featuring George MorfogenTuck Milligan, Charles Weldon, Clarke Peters, Harvy Blanks, Larry GilliardEbony Jo-Ann, Joniece Abbott-Pratt, Lucas Caleb Rooney and Jonathan Majors. With original music by Grammy-nominated composer Bill Sims, Jr

PHOTOS: View our slideshow here of behind-the-scenes and performance photos

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is set in Chicago in the 1920s. The play explores issues of race, art, religion and the historic exploitation of black recording artists by white producers. 

Thanks to our philanthropic partners The Ford Foundation whose mission is to support visionary leaders and organizations on the front lines of social change worldwide and The Jerome Robbins Foundation.

Special permission for this project is provided by the Estate of August Wilson. For more information, please visit www.samuelfrench.com

Event Details

2 hours and 45 minutes
The Greene Space
44 Charlton Street
New York , NY United States

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