Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Character: Ma Rainey

Directed by: George C. Wolfe

Written by: Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Produced by: Denzel Washington, Todd Black, Dany Wolf

Cast Members: Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo, Michael Potts

Released date: December 18, 2020

Genre: Drama, Music

Duration: 1h 34min

Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.


→ Everything Comes Out in the Blues.


♦ Despite playing the title character, Viola Davis’ performance clocks at only 26 minutes and 41 seconds.

Script developed by Never Enough Design