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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom


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(1984),

a play by August Wilson. [Cort Theatre, 275 perf.; NYDCC Award.] Ma Rainey (Theresa Merritt), an African‐American blues singer, is difficult at the best of times, and the 1920s ...

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