Cap and Bells presents Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Ambition and art collide with the business of the blues in this play filled with the music that made the '20s roar. An American masterpiece, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is set in 1927 Chicago during a recording session at a white-owned studio with the legendary singer—inspired by real-life Mother of the Blues Gertrude "Ma" Rainey.

Tickets are free!

In the CenterStage in the '62 Center for Theatre and Dance
Saturday, April 22 at 1:00pm
Sunday, April 23 at 1:00pm and 3:00pm

Directed by Yasmin Ruvalcaba '17

Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:30am

CenterStage, ’62 Center

Event Type

performances, Arts at Williams


'62 Center


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