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May 4 - June 2, 2018

Music becomes front line for issues of race, power, and opportunity

Why See Ma Rainey's Black Bottom?

August Wilson's Powerful Award-Winning Drama

At time where it feels as relevant as ever, Toronto's biggest non profit theatre organisation Soulpepper is proud to present Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, the award-winning 1982 drama written by Pulitzer-winning African-American playwright August Wilson. A poignant mediation on race relations, art and explotation, as well as the civil rights struggle, this hard-hitting classic is not to be missed.

Set in Chicago at the height of the American Blues revolution, the story follows Mother of The Blues Ma Rainey's band members, as they gather in a studio and wait for the icon to arrive. Cutler, Toledo, Levee and Slow Drag shoot the breeze, joke and tell stories, but tension soon takes over when the group starts fighting. Things escalate when Rainey arrives with ignorant white producers Sturdyvant and Irvin.


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Opening night: 4 May 2018

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