Ma Rainey's black bottom: a play in two acts

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Publisher:
Plume,
Pub. Date:
[1985]
Language:
English
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Fences and The Piano LessonWinner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best PlayThe time is 1927. The place is a run-down recording studio in Chicago. Ma Rainey, the legendary blues singer, is due to arrive with her entourage to cut new sides of old favorites. Waiting for her are her black musician sidemen, the white owner of the record company, and her white manager. What goes down in the session to come is more than music. It is a riveting portrayal of black rage, of racism, of the self-hate that racism breeds, and of racial exploitation.
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subject_facetAfrican American women singers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Drama
Blues musicians -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Drama
Nineteen twenties -- Drama
Rainey, Ma, -- 1886-1939 -- Drama
Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Drama
Sound recording industry -- United States -- Drama
Sound studios -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Drama
United States -- Race relations -- Drama
title_displayMa Rainey's black bottom : a play in two acts
title_fullMa Rainey's black bottom : a play in two acts / by August Wilson
title_shortMa Rainey's black bottom
title_suba play in two acts