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

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Publisher:
New American Library,
Pub. Date:
c1985.
Language:
English
Description
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 explosive final destination, the audience is impaled by the impact." N.Y. Times. "Brilliant ... explosive! Dramatically riveting." Newhouse Newspapers. Winner New York Drama Critics Circle Award.
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9780452256842
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Grouping Title ma rainey s black bottom a play in two acts
Grouping Author wilson august
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-02 04:18:45AM
Last Indexed 2018-08-15 04:41:57AM

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subject_facet African Americans -- History -- 20th century -- Drama, Historical drama
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