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A Raisin in the Sun Photos

Photo Coverage: Inside A RAISIN IN THE SUN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Apr 4, 2014

The stars gathered last night to celebrate the opening night of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street); the same theatre where the original production of A Raisin in the Sun opened 55 years ago. BroadwayWorld brings you complete photo coverage from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)



by Walter McBride - Apr 4, 2014

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Photo Coverage: Denzel Washington & A RAISIN IN THE SUN Cast Take Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - Apr 4, 2014

Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, starring Denzel Washington and directed by Tony Award nominee Kenny Leon, opened last night, April 3 at 6:45pm at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street); the same theatre where the original production of A Raisin in the Sun opened 55 years ago. A Raisin in the Sun is a limited engagement running through June 15. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photo's from the cast's first curtain call below! (more...)


Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at MCC's MISCAST Gala with Allison Janney & More!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 1, 2014

MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala, one of the most exciting and unique theater events in town, was held last night at the Hammerstein Ballroom. At the event, Broadway's hottest stars performed songs from roles in which they would never be cast. This year's event was hosted by award-winning actress Allison Janney. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Denzel Washington & More in A RAISIN IN THE SUN on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, starring Denzel Washington and directed by Tony Award nominee Kenny Leon, opens this Thursday, April 3 at 6:45pm at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street); the same theatre where the original production of A RAISIN IN THE SUN opened 55 years ago. A RAISIN IN THE SUN is a limited engagement running through June 15. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


FREEZE FRAME: Audra McDonald and LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL Company Meet the Press!
by Walter McBride - Mar 17, 2014

Five-time Tony winner Audra McDonald will return to the stage as legendary songstress Billie Holliday in a revival of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. The show will open at the Circle in the Square Theatre on April 13 for a limited 10-week run. Performances will begin on March 25. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek of the festivities below. Check back later for complete coverage! (more...)


In the Spotlight Series: The Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by Walter McBride - Feb 28, 2014

The upcoming Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Kenny Leon, and starring Denzel Washington and LaTanya Richardson Jackson, begins performances Saturday evening, March 8 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (247 West 47 Street). Opening night is Thursday, April 3. The 14-week limited engagement run is scheduled through Sunday, June 15. Below you can check out photos of the company in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL Artwork!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, five-time Tony winner Audra McDonald will return to the stage as legendary songstress Billie Holliday in a revival of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. The show will open at the Circle in the Square Theatre on April 13 for a limited 10-week run. Performances will begin on March 25. Check out the just-released artwork for the show below! (more...)


Photo Coverage: Denzel Washington & Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Feb 19, 2014

The upcoming Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Kenny Leon, and starring Denzel Washington and LaTanya Richardson Jackson, begins performances Saturday evening, March 8 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (247 West 47 Street). Opening night is Thursday, April 3. The 14-week limited engagement run is scheduled through Sunday, June 15. The company met the press earlier yesterday and you can check out full photo coverage from the festivities below! (more...)


FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN!
by Walter McBride - Feb 18, 2014

The upcoming Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Kenny Leon, and starring Denzel Washington and LaTanya Richardson Jackson, begins performances Saturday evening, March 8 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (247 West 47 Street). Opening night is Thursday, April 3. The 14-week limited engagement run is scheduled through Sunday, June 15. (more...)


Up On The Marquee: A RAISIN IN THE SUN Installation!
by Walter McBride - Jan 14, 2014

Produced by Scott Rudin, Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington will star as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, opposite film, television and Tony Award-winning stage starDiahann Carroll as Lena Younger, in her first Broadway appearance in over 30 years.The production will be directed by Tony Award-nominee Kenny Leon. Previews begin March 8, 2014, with opening night on April 3, 2014 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), where the original production of A Raisin in the Sun opened 55 years ago. A Raisin in the Sun is a limited engagement, running 14 weeks only through June 15, 2014. The marquee just went up at the Barrymore Theatre and BroadwayWorld was there as it was being installed. Check out photos below! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Road Less Traveled Productions' CLYBOURNE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

The landmark satire CLYBOURNE PARK is simultaneously a prequel, sequel, and modern commentary on the American theatre classic A Raisin in The Sun, spanning fifty years in the history of one much-contested house in a constantly evolving suburb. The show, presented by 710 Main Theatre, produced by Road Less Traveled Productions, and directed by Scott Behrend, will be featured in the Frey Electric Season from tonight, November 8th-December 1st, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Good Theater's CLYBOURNE PARK, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

Good Theater kicks off its 12th season with the 2012 Tony Award winning Best Play CLYBOURNE PARK by Bruce Norris, playing tonight, October 2-27, at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


BWW Reviews: CLYBOURNE PARK Proves Razor Sharp at Playhouse on the Square
by Caroline Sposto - Sep 30, 2013

My belated mother once said, 'Your house is your house and your life is your life, and they really are two separate things.' But are they? Playwright Bruce Norris explores this question in Clybourne Park a provocative play set in an ordinary house in a fictional Chicago suburb. (more...)


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Stageworks Theatre's A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

A RAISIN IN THE SUN by Lorraine Hansberry is gearing up for its run at Stageworks Theatre at Grand Central at Kennedy in Tampa, Fla., beginning October 3, opening October 4 and running through the 20th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below! (more...)


Photo Flash: Phylicia Rashad, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More at Westport Country Playhouse Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Over 400 guests attended Westport Country Playhouse's annual fundraising gala, 'Sophisticated Lady: A Gala Evening Honoring Phylicia Rashad,' on Monday evening, September 16. In addition to honoring the Tony Award-winning actress, arts advocate and philanthropist Howard J. Aibel of Weston was presented with the Westport Country Playhouse Leadership Award. Scroll down for photos from the big event! (more...)


Photo Flash: Court Theatre's THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

The Court Theatre has extended The Mountaintop, written by Katori Hall and directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The Mountaintop will now run through Sunday, October 13 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. BroadwayWorld has new photos of the stars onstage below! (more...)


Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's STOP. RESET.
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Sep 9, 2013

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of stop. reset., running now through September 29, 2013. Opening was last night, September 8 in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Check out photos from the big event below! (more...)


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre kicks off its 46th season this September with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. The hilarious Broadway blockbuster from three-time Obie Award-winner Christopher Durang begins previews in the Roda Theatre on September 20, opens September 25, and runs through October 20. Get a first look at the cast below! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at TimeLine Theatre's A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

TimeLine Theatre Company begins its 2013-14 season with the award-winning play A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Ron OJ Parson, now through November 17, 2013 at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave, Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)