Jan 19 2022
Feb 12 2022
August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom"

August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom"

Presented by Cincinnati Shakespeare Company at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Tensions and temperatures rise at a Chicago music studio in 1927 when fiery, fearless blues singer Ma Rainey joins her band for a fraught recording session. She is a Black woman determined to control her art and her life on her own terms. However, as egos and generational ideologies clash, heated conflicts erupt between everyone present that wrestle with the complexities of racism and artistic exploitation in this Tony Award® nominated powerhouse of a play.

Content Advisory: This production contains adult language and adult themes.  Contact the Box Office for more information 513-381-2273.

Admission Info

Tickets start at $14.

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Phone: 513-381-2273

Phone: 513-381-2273

Email: boxoffice@cincyshakes.com

Dates & Times

2022/01/19 - 2022/02/12

Location Info

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

1195 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Accessibility Info

Contact the box office for information and specifics