SRO Theatre Company & King Arts Complex to Present A RAISIN IN THE SUN, 6/5-15

May 9
11:32 AM 2014
SRO Theatre Company & King Arts Complex to Present A RAISIN IN THE SUN, 6/5-15

The SRO Theatre Company in Association with The King Arts Complex present an American classic, A Raisin in the Sun, written by Lorraine Hansberry . The show runs June 5 - 15, 2014, at the Shedd Theatre in the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215.

Directed by Alan Bomar Jones (Dayton, OH), the play, which received a Best American Play award in 1959 from the New York Drama Critics' Circle, centers on a struggling African-American family, and their determination to live a better life in the face of poverty and racism. When a sizeable insurance check arrives, the family's hopes and dreams are challenged.

Cast includes Wilma Hatton (Lena Younger - "Mama"), Christopher Austin (Walter Lee Younger), Simone Hutchings (Beneatha Younger), Justine Appiah-Danquah (Ruth Younger), LaRon Lee Hudson (Joseph Asagai), Correy Craddolph (Travis Younger), Joseph J.D. Parks II (Travis Younger),Sileyemon Ndongo (George Murchison), Ronald E. Nocks (Karl Lindner), Tiarra Marshall (Mrs. Johnson), and David Johnson (BoBo).

Showtimes and dates for A Raisin in the Sun are 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 5; 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 6; 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 7; 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 8; 10:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 13; 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 14; and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 15.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors (55+), $15 for SRO members, $10 for students, and $15 for adults and seniors for the 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 13, performance. Tickets can be purchased by going to the website at www.srotheatre.org. Discounted group tickets (10+ people) are available. For group sales, call 614-258-9495.

SRO's mission is to build upon decades of internationally acclaimed professional theater, emphasizing inclusive "theater for life," through our strong community and educational involvement, as well as growing corporate partnerships.

For more information, visit www.srotheatre.org.

Photo by Dale Bush Photography

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