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Ma Rainey (Lead)

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Casting "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."

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Female, ages 40-60, African Descent, African American

Role Description

Ma Rainey: (Lead) carries herself in "a royal fashion" but her manner is simple and direct; takes no nonsense from anyone; has a tough but maternal quality; described in the text as a short, big woman--actors need not match this physicality, but she's not Diana Ross; actor must sing.