SING THE BLUES
For their first official presidential date, President and Mrs. Obama attended an August Wilson play. Perhaps theyd like to continue to explore the Wilson canon, Off-Off-Broadway. Theater company The People revives Wilsons 1982 play, which follows the famed Mother of the Blues, Ma Rainey, during a tense day at the recording studio.
Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. Starts: Aug. 21. Continues through Aug. 29, 2009
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