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"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom"

Written by August Wilson

 

Broadway Play-Drama

 

Original

 

Role
Actor

Age

Levee

Charles S. Dutton

34

 

 

Award

 

1985

Tony Award-Best Featured Actor In A Play-Nominee
Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actor In A Play-Winner
Theatre World Award-Winner

 

Role
Actor

Age

Ma Rainey

Theresa Merritt

61

 

 

Award

 

1985

Tony Award-Best Featured Actress In A Play-Nominee

 

Revival

 

Role
Actor

Age

Toledo

Thomas Jefferson Byrd

62

 

 

Award

 

2003

Tony Award-Best Featured Actor In A Play-Nominee
Theatre World Award-Winner

 

 

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