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The Ensemble Theatre presents Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

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Legendary Blues singer Ma Rainey and her band convene to record an album and hash out their own blues about race, and exploitation of Black recording artists. Ma Rainey and her band players convene in a Chicago studio to record a new album. As their conversation unfolds, their bantering, and storytelling raise questions of race, art and the historic exploitation of Black recording artists by white producers.

Legendary Blues singer Ma Rainey and her band convene to record an album and hash out their own blues about race, and exploitation of Black recording artists. Ma Rainey and her band players convene in a Chicago studio to record a new album. As their conversation unfolds, their bantering, and storytelling raise questions of race, art and the historic exploitation of Black recording artists by white producers.

Legendary Blues singer Ma Rainey and her band convene to record an album and hash out their own blues about race, and exploitation of Black recording artists. Ma Rainey and her band players convene in a Chicago studio to record a new album. As their conversation unfolds, their bantering, and storytelling raise questions of race, art and the historic exploitation of Black recording artists by white producers.

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Ensemble Theatre
3535 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002
https://www.ensemblehouston.com/season/schedule17-18.html

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