A Raisin in the Sun

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Royale Theatre (New York, NY)
242 W. 45th St.
New York, NY 10036
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Two hours and 50 minutes
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A RAISIN IN THE SUN, THE BROTHERS SIZE, et al. Set for Everyman Theatre's 2011-2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

We have planned a terrific line up of plays to celebrate our final season on Charles Street. The 2011-2012 Season includes three beloved modern classics and two exciting Baltimore premieres. Subscribe now to ensure you don't miss a moment! (more...)

Sugar Valley Theatricals Presents MUNCHED, 11/6-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

MUNCHED was produced in 2009 in Los Angeles by Buzzworks Theater Company where it won the LA Drama Critics Circle award, The LA WEEKLY award and the McDonald Award for Playwriting excellence. The East coast premier of MUNCHED will be directed by Petronia Paley (Multiple AUDELCO award winner and legendary soap opera veteran. (more...)

Van Wezel Announces 2011-2012 Full Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall announces a 2011-2012 Season rife with star-studded talent. (more...)

Samuel L. Jackson & Angela Bassett to Appear in October Vogue
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

To help celebrate Fashion's Night Out (and preceding their appearance in the October issue of Vogue, photographed by Norman Jean Roy) he stars of the Broadway premiere of The Mountaintop, Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett, will make their first public appearance together on Thursday evening, September 8. Following their rehearsal, Jackson and Bassett will sit down with Adam Green, contributing editor for Vogue, at the Giorgio Armani boutique (760 Madison Avenue) to discuss their eagerly anticipated return to the stage this October in Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning play. (more...)

Profiles Theatre Announces Schedule Changes for Behanding in Spokane
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2011

Profiles Theatre announces new dates for the run of A Behanding in Spokane by Martin McDonagh, directed by Steppenwolf ensemble member Rick Snyder. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents THE WIZ, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2011

Dallas Theater Center proudly presents The Wiz at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center July 8 - August 7. Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty will direct the first-ever collaboration between Dallas Theater Center and Dallas Black Dance Theatre. (more...)

Gallery Players Announces Line Up of 45th Season, Begins With LITTLE DOG LAUGHED
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2011

Brooklyn's award-winning Off-Off Broadway theatre celebrates its 45th season beginning September 2011. (more...)

Hartford Stage Presents I WISH YOU LOVE July 6-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2011

Hartford Stage continues its 2011 SummerStage season with Penumbra Theatre's production of I Wish You Love,written by Dominic Taylor and directed by Lou Bellamy. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Samuel L. Jackson Talks THE MOUNTAINTOP!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 6, 2011

Samuel L. Jackson will soon star as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. opposite Angela Bassett in the Broadway production of the new play, The Mountaintop, by Katori Hall directed by Tony Award-nominee Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun). The Mountaintop will begin performances on September 22, 2011, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street), with an official opening on Thursday, October 13, 2011. In the video below, watch Jackson chat about taking on the role! (more...)

Marno, Wooddell Set For Shakespeare On The Sound's MUCH ADO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2011

Shakespeare on the Sound, Connecticut's premier outdoor summer Shakespeare theater company, today announced complete casting for their upcoming production of Shakespeare's comedy Much Ado About Nothing, under the direction of Joanna Settle. (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN to Play Perseverance Theater, 3/9-4/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2011

A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry will play at the Perseverance Theater from March 9 - April 1, 2012 and at the Sydney Laurence Theatre at the Anchorage Center for the Performing Arts from April 13-22, 2011. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Samuel L. Jackson & Angela Bassett Talk THE MOUNTAINTOP!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 29, 2011

Samuel L. Jackson will soon star as DR. Martin Luther King, Jr. opposite Angela Bassett in the Broadway production of the new play, The Mountaintop, by Katori Hall directed by Tony Award-nominee Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun). The Mountaintop will begin performances on September 22, 2011, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street), with an official opening on Thursday, October 13, 2011. In the video below, watch the duo chat about taking on their roles! (more...)

Wooly Mammoth's CLYBOURNE PARK Breaks Box Office Records, Adds Date
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2011

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces that its smash-hit production of Clybourne Park had a record-breaking sales day on Thursday, July 28, 2011. (more...)

Theatre School at DePaul University Appoints Two Full-time Faculty Members
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2011

The Theatre School at DePaul University is pleased to announce the appointment of two new full-time award-winning faculty members: Narda E. Alcorn, Broadway and regional stage manager, and Coya Paz Brownrigg, poet and director. (more...)

Woolly Adds Two Additional Performances to the CLYBOURNE PARK Remount
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2011

With performances already selling out, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is delighted to announce two additional performances of its smash-hit Clybourne Park. (more...)

Audra McDonald Announces Fall Concert Tour Dates!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2011

Broadway favorite Audra McDonald has just announced her full itinerary for her upcoming Fall concert tour, which launches from Philadelphia's Kimmel Center on October 1. McDonald's full tour schedule is as follows: (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald Talks Gay Marriage & PORGY AND BESS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2011

Audra McDonald can now add wedding singer to her resume (alongside winning four Tony Awards). On Sunday, July 24, McDonald was the guest singer at the same-sex wedding of a Bloomberg administration staffer at Gracie Mansion. Bloomberg himself officiated the ceremony. Yesterday, McDonald visited The View to talk about the event and marriage equality with the ladies. Click below for her on screen segment, in addition to a behind the scenes chat! (more...)

MITF's THE ROYAL WEIGHT WATCHER Closes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2011

The Midtown International Theatre Festival is pleased to present The Royal Weight Watcher - Sarah Ferguson: A Duchess Hungry for Love, a look inside the strange and wonderful life of Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York. (more...)

Hartford Stage Presents I WISH YOU LOVE July 6-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2011

Hartford Stage continues its 2011 SummerStage season with Penumbra Theatre's production of I Wish You Love,written by Dominic Taylor and directed by Lou Bellamy. (more...)

New McCree Theatre Launches 2011-2012 Season's Subscription Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2011

Charles H. Winfrey, executive director of the "New" McCree Theatre announced the theatre's line up of plays for the 2011-2012 Season. (more...)

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Remounts CLYBOURNE PARK, 7/21-8/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2011

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company will remount the company's smash-hit production of Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park from July 21 - August 14, 2011. The entire original cast is scheduled to return for the production, again directed by Woolly Mammoth Artistic Director Howard Shalwitz. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project- Lou Bellamy
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 21, 2011

BroadwayWorld.com is excited to share a new weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group! This week Penumbra Theatre Company's Lou Bellamy shares pivotal moments in his theatre career and why the arts matter to him! (more...)

MITF Presents THE ROYAL WEIGHT WATCHER July 15-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2011

The Midtown International Theatre Festival is pleased to present The Royal Weight Watcher - Sarah Ferguson: A Duchess Hungry for Love, a look inside the strange and wonderful life of Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York. (more...)

Branford Marsalis to Compose Music for THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2011

It was announced today that world renowned Grammy AwardŽ-winning saxophonist and Tony AwardŽ nominee Branford Marsalis (Fences) will join the creative team as composer of original music for the upcoming Broadway premiere of the new play, The Mountaintop, by Katori Hall, starring Academy Award-nominee Samuel L. Jackson as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Academy Award-nominee & Golden Globe-winner Angela Bassett as Camae. Directed by Tony AwardŽ nominee Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), The Mountaintop will begin performances on September 22, 2011, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street), with an official opening on Thursday, October 13, 2011. (more...)

CLYBOURNE PARK, A RAISIN IN THE SUN, et al. Set for Kirk Douglas Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2011

Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group, has set the 2011-2012 season at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre. The new season, the eighth season at CTG's gem of a theatre in Culver City, will feature four productions and the popular DouglasPlus programming, and will run from September 17, 2011, through June 2012. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents THE WIZ, Opens July 8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2011

Dallas Theater Center proudly presents The Wiz at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center July 8 - August 7. Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty will direct the first-ever collaboration between Dallas Theater Center and Dallas Black Dance Theatre. (more...)

Steppenwolf Presents CLYBOURNE PARK, 9/8-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2011

Steppenwolf Theatre Company kicks off its 2011/12 season with Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park directed by ensemble member Amy Morton, playing September 8 - November 6, 2011 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Clybourne Park features ensemble member James Vincent Meredith with Karen Aldridge, Cliff Chamberlain, Stephanie Childers, Kirsten Fitzgerald, John Judd and Brendan Marshall-Rashid. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011

Westport Country Playhouse announces their 2012 Season of theater- 'A season of theater worth taking about' (more...)

Steppenwolf Presents CLYBOURNE PARK, 9/8-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011

Steppenwolf Theatre Company kicks off its 2011/12 season with Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park directed by ensemble member Amy Morton, playing September 8 - November 6, 2011 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Clybourne Park features ensemble member James Vincent Meredith with Karen Aldridge, Cliff Chamberlain, Stephanie Childers, Kirsten Fitzgerald, John Judd and Brendan Marshall-Rashid. (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN, YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING & HARBOUR Added to Westport's 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011

The Westport Country Playhouse has added A Raisin in the Sun, THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING and a world premiere by Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin to its 2012 season. (more...)

Samuel L. Jackson Set for TimesTalks, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2011

Academy Award-nominated actor Samuel L. Jackson has joined the fall line-up for The New York Times's TimesTalks event series. Jackson will sit down with New York Times media columnist David Carr at TheTimesCenter (242 West 41st Street) on Monday, October 24 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss his award-winning and illustrious film career, as well as his return to the stage this October opposite Angela Bassett in the Broadway premiere of Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, in which he will play Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Gallery Players' LITTLE DOG LAUGHED
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2011

The Gallery Players opens its 45th season with the first New York City revival of The Little Dog Laughed this September. Patrick Vassel (Working, Chicago's Broadway Playhouse; War, Soho Playhouse) directs Douglas Carter Beane's biting showbiz comedy about identity and the desire for celebrity, opening Friday, September 10 at Brooklyn's The Gallery Players. Click below to watch the cast, producer, and director discuss the play and characters! (more...)

THE MOUNTAINTOP Box Office Opens
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2011

The box office for the Broadway premiere of Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, opens tomorrow, Thursday, August 11, 2011. Tickets will be available at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) and can also be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. (more...)

UP ON THE MARQUEE- THE MOUNTAINTOP!
by Peter James Zielinski - Aug 25, 2011

The box office for the Broadway premiere of Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, opens this Thursday, August 25, 2011. Rehearsals for the production began today, August 22, Tickets will be available at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) and can also be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)

Steppenwolf Presents CLYBOURNE PARK, 9/8-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2011

Steppenwolf Theatre Company kicks off its 2011/12 season with Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park directed by ensemble member Amy Morton, playing September 8 - November 6, 2011 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Clybourne Park features ensemble member James Vincent Meredith with Karen Aldridge, Cliff Chamberlain, Stephanie Childers, Kirsten Fitzgerald, John Judd and Brendan Marshall-Rashid. (more...)

'The Wiz' to Lead Bounce TV Launch
by Movies News Desk - Aug 24, 2011

THE WIZ, which debuted on Broadway in 1975, won seven Tony Awards including Best Musical and was produced in 1978 by Motown/Universal as a film starring Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Lena Horne, and Richard Pryor. (more...)

ATC Presents SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE SUICIDE CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2011

Witness murder, mayhem and deception unfold in Arizona Theatre Company's world premiere thriller, Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of The Suicide Club. (more...)

THE MOUNTAINTOP Box Office Opens 8/25; Rehearsals Began Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2011

The box office for the Broadway premiere of Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, opens this Thursday, August 25, 2011. Rehearsals for the production began today, August 22, Tickets will be available at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) and can also be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. (more...)

A Raisin in the Sun Plays Everyman Theater 9/7-10/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2011

A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry's fiercely moving portrayal of an African American family struggling to realize the dream of a better life, opens Everyman Theatre's final season on Charles Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MOUNTAINTOP Marquee Going Up!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

The box office for the Broadway premiere of Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, opens Thursday, August 25, 2011. Tickets will be available at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) and can also be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. Check out a photo of the marquee going up at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre below! (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Starts Performances at A.R.T. 8/17
by BWW - Aug 17, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 117 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

Signature Theatre Presents SWEET TEA 9/13-10/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2011

In a special limited engagement, Signature Theatre is presenting the Washington D.C. premiere of E. Patrick Johnson's one-man show, Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South. (more...)

Audra McDonald to Tour Beginning October 1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2011

With four Tony Awards and two Grammy Awards, the Juilliard-trained Audra McDonald returns to performing live full-time this month following four seasons playing Dr. Naomi Bennett on ABC's hit television series Private Practice. (more...)

Alice Childress' TROUBLE IN MIND Opens Arena Stage at the Mead Center 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

After a memorable and record-breaking inaugural year, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater celebrates its 61st anniversary season with Trouble in Mind, written by playwright Alice Childress. Childress was the first African-American woman to have her plays professionally produced in New York, and she became the first woman of color to win an Obie Award, in 1956 for Trouble in Mind (Best Original Production). (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Presents Clybourne Park 9/8-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

Steppenwolf Theatre Company kicks off its 2011/12 season with Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park directed by ensemble member Amy Morton, playing September 8 - November 6, 2011 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. (more...)

The Gallery Players presents THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED, Opens 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

The Gallery Players opens its 45th season with the first New York City revival of The Little Dog Laughed this September. Patrick Vassel (Working, Chicago's Broadway Playhouse; War, Soho Playhouse) directs Douglas Carter Beane's biting showbiz comedy about identity and the desire for celebrity, opening Friday, September 10 at Brooklyn's The Gallery Players. (more...)

Woolly Adds Two Additional Performances to the CLYBOURNE PARK Remount
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2011

With performances already selling out, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is delighted to announce two additional performances of its smash-hit Clybourne Park. (more...)

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company to Remount CLYBOURNE PARK, 7/21-8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2011

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company will remount the company's smash-hit production of Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park from July 21 - August 14, 2011. The entire original cast is scheduled to return for the production, again directed by Woolly Mammoth Artistic Director Howard Shalwitz. (more...)

THE MOUNTAINTOP Box Office Opens 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2011

The box office for the Broadway premiere of Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, opens tomorrow, Thursday, August 11, 2011. Tickets will be available at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) and can also be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. (more...)

Wooly Mammoth's CLYBOURNE PARK Breaks Box Office Records, Adds Date
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2011

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces that its smash-hit production of Clybourne Park had a record-breaking sales day on Thursday, July 28, 2011. (more...)

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