Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

94 mins | Drama, Music | Nov. 25, 2020

Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson's play.

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

94 mins | Drama, Music | Nov. 25, 2020

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson's play.
IMDb rating 7.1
Producers Escape Artists
Original title Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Directors George C. Wolfe, Xanthus Valan, Michele Ziegler, Megan Graham
Writers Ruben Santiago-Hudson, August Wilson

Cast

Viola Davis

as Ma Rainey

Chadwick Boseman

as Levee Green

Colman Domingo

as Cutler

Glynn Turman

as Toledo

Michael Potts

as Slow Drag

Jeremy Shamos

as Irvin

Jonny Coyne

as Sturdyvant

Taylour Paige

as Dussie Mae

Dusan Brown

as Sylvester

Joshua Harto

as Policeman

Quinn VanAntwerp

as Band Singer

Antonio Fierro

as Laborer

Roger Petan

as Businessman