The Ensemble Theatre presents Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by August Wilson. May 5 – June 3, 2018.
PG-13/ Drama (Adult Language)
directed by Eileen J. Morris
Previews: May 5, 6, and 9
Opening Night: May 10
Runs: May 10 – June 3
Legendary Blues singer Ma Rainey and her band players convene in a Chicago studio to record a new album. As their conversation unfolds, their bantering, storytelling and arguing raise questions of race, art, and the historic exploitation of black recording artists by white producers.
The Ensemble Theatre’s 2017-2018 Season is sponsored in part by grants from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, Texas Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. United Airlines is the official airline sponsor for The Ensemble Theatre.