Set in a recording studio in the 1920’s, over the course of one afternoon, a group of musicians and the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey record several songs as they discuss the questions of prejudice and the problems facing black people in American society.
Browsing: August Wilson
An African American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life.
Mykelti Williamson and Russell Hornsby have officially signed on to join the Paramount Pictures’ adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, Fences. The two will reprise their roles they played in the Broadway revival.
Tony Kushner has signed on to pen the adaptation of the August Wilson play, Fences. Denzel Washington will direct and likely star in the film, alongside Viola Davis. The two actors previously headlined the Broadway revival.