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Pure Life Theatre Presents: 
August Wilson's
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

September 15 - 24 
8 performances
William Peace University Leggett Theatre

Tickets are on sale July 1, 2023.  

“Mother of the Blues,” Ma Rainey was known for her deep-throated voice and mesmerizing stage presence that drew packed audiences and sold hit records in the early twentieth century. Also a songwriter, her lyrics and melodies reflected her experiences as an independent, openly bisexual African-American woman. 

Warning: Strong language and Some violence

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