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Production: 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' (See all 6 roles)

Toledo (Supporting)

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Casting "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."

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Male, ages 50-60, African Descent, African American

Role Description

Toledo: (Supporting) he is self-educated and quite literate. He is quick to penetrate to the core of a situation and his insights are thought provoking. He tries to educate the members of the band about the black man's experience. He speaks eloquently and passionately. He is stubborn and can be pushy but this comes from his desire to improve himself, his lot and the black man's overall lot in life. Deep respect for the past and his history. Plays piano in Ma's band--music will be recorded, but skill in this instrument would be a plus.


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