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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020) • Screenplay

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Like, the writers, for example! The official "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" screenplay is written by Ruben Santiago-Hudson. It's based on August Wilson's stage play of the same name.

We have the final draft (dated 08.07.2019) available to download, for free, in PDF.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson is an actor, director and writer known for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020), The Devil's Advocate (1997), Blown Away (1994).

Born: April 27, 1945. Died: October 2, 2005. August Wilson was a producer, actor and writer known for Fences (2016), Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020).

What's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" about?

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

Good times is what makes life worth living.

Slow Drag,
PG. 21

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Where would movies be today without writers?

Pulitzer winning playwright and author August Wilson (won for "Fences" and "The Piano Lesson") is behind the original stage musical "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom." Ruben Santiago-Hudson (whom you likely recognize more from his acting than writing) penned the screenplay.

Fan of "the blues?" Then you're going to love "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom". Plus, Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis. Need I say more?

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