Ma Rainey's Black Bottom | Official Trailer | Netflix

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom | Official Trailer | Netflix

Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), her ambitious horn player (Chadwick Boseman), and the white management determined to control the legendary “Mother of the Blues.” Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s play.

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, directed by George C. Wolfe. Starring Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Colman Domingo, Michael Potts, Glynn Turman, Dusan Brown and Taylour Paige. Coming to Netflix December 18.

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom | Official Trailer | Netflix

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.

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  1. August Wilson is the greatest playwright of all time! I just got chills! Damn! Denzel! Viola! Chadwick!!!!!!! The fact that one of my high school students sent me this link just validated my entire teaching career. I’m doing something right! YESSSS!!!! 🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤💪🏽

  2. I played ma Rainey in my Fourth grade humanities class play I remember my lines as clear as day “ oh honey jazz musicians never die we just go to that big ole cotton club in the sky.” @ Hey you’re Ma Rainy the mother of the blues I love you’re recoding of c rider.” “ well thanks honey that’s my favrioute to.” The play was called we have jazz

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