The story of legendary blues performer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.
The Queen brings Bessie back to life.
Did You Know?
Charles S. Dutton
, who plays Pa Rainey, made his Broadway debut in 1984 in August Wlson's play "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom." See more
I ain't playing second to nobody!
I've Got What It Takes But It Breaks My Heart To Give It Away
Written by Clarence Williams
, Hezekiah Jenkins
Performed by Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks See more