/ Leola Hudson
Gimme a Break!
Maybelle 'Mama' Harper
/ Maybelle Harper
Played and sang the role of Queenie in the 1966 Lincoln Center production of "Show Boat".
Rosetta Le Noire | Rosetta Lenoire
5' 2" (1.57 m)
Did You Know?
I produce musicals. Music is one avenue where no one seems to have any discriminatory attitudes. Theatre techniques are a marvelous implement to bring people of all races, colors and creeds together.
Her mother died of pneumonia at age 27 after giving birth to her brother in a Harlem hospital corridor because segregationist policies barred her from using a room.