Ensemble Kicks Of 2019 With The Award Winning A RAISIN IN THE SUN
ENSEMBLE THEATRE kicks off the New Year, continuing its 39th season- THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT- with the Award winning masterwork: A RAISIN IN THE SUN by Lorraine Hansberry Directed by Celeste Cosentino at MainStage Theater,
Set on Chicago's South Side, the plot revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of the Younger family: son Walter Lee, his wife Ruth, his sister Beneatha, his son Travis, and matriarch Lena. The tensions and prejudice they face form this seminal American drama. The Younger family's heroic struggle to retain dignity in a harsh and changing world is a searing and timeless document of hope and inspiration.
"Pivotal play in the history of the American Black theatre. NY Drama Critics Circle Best Play 1959