Date of Death: April 18, 1957
A RAISIN IN THE SUN Tickets At Two River Theater Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Tickets officially went on sale yesterday for Two River Theater's production of Lorraine Hansberry's classic American Drama, A Raisin In The Sun, playing the venue's Joan and Robert Rechnitz Theater from Saturday, Sept. 9th, 2017 to Sunday, October 8th at the Joan and Robert Rechnitz Theater. (more...)

BWW Review: Arena's A RAISIN IN THE SUN Shines
by Benjamin Tomchik - Apr 10, 2017

Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking play A Raisin in the Sun is making Arena Stage its home for the next five weeks and it should not be missed. (more...)

Photo Flash: American Classic A RAISIN IN THE SUN Comes Alive at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's mainstage season continues with the American classic A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry. The production, running March 24 - April 15, 2017, is directed by Christopher V. Edwards and features Geoffrey Warren Barnes II, Burgess Byrd, and Torie Wiggins in the leading roles. The production is generously sponsored by Johnson Investment Council and Thompson Hine LLP. (more...)

THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, A RAISIN IN THE SUN & More Set for Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to announce its 2016-2017 Season line-up. This will be the final season in their current Race Street location before the company moves into the new Otto M. Budig Theater that will be located at 12th and Elm Streets in OTR for the 2017-2018 season! (more...)

Interview: Leslie Ezra Smith Talks A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Theatre in Pittsburgh and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Leslie Ezra Smith is, arguably, becoming one of the most-respected actors on the Pittsburgh stage. One of Pittsburgh's favorite sons seems to earn genuine acclaim from his 'passionate' portrayals on stage. Even more than a gifted actor, this national spoken word, and slam poet, is also a father, playwright, and a science aficionado. Smith is preparing to portray the role of Walter Lee Younger in the, upcoming, 'A Raisin in the Sun', in the premiere offering of the, new, Erie Theater Company. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray Visit A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

On Friday night, May 30, Mayor Bill De Blasio and his wife First Lady Chirlane McCray saw A Raisin in the Sun and headed backstage at intermission to take photos with the company. Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun is currently playing at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down for a look at the couple with the cast! (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Releases 68-Page Digital Souvenir Book
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, which is currently playing at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), just released a 68-page digital souvenir book in honor of Hansberry's birthday, May 19. Click here to download the special souvenir book now! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 9/08/2013
by BWW - Sep 8, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/08/2013 for Austin (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 9/08/2013
by BWW - Sep 8, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/08/2013 for Austin (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 9/01/2013
by BWW - Sep 1, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/01/2013 for Austin (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 8/11/2013
by BWW - Aug 11, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/11/2013 for Austin (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 8/04/2013
by BWW - Aug 4, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/04/2013 for Austin (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Opens Tonight at The VORTEX
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2013

UpRise! Productions proudly presents Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun for 3 weeks only at The VORTEX, directed by Laurie Carlos, one of America's seminal theatre artists. Produced in association with VORTEX Repertory Company. (more...)

Denzel Washington Confirms Broadway Return in A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

On the red carpet premiere of his new film '2 Guns' last night, actor Denzel Washington confirmed recent reports that he will return to the Broadway stage next spring in a revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN to Open 8/1 at The VORTEX
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

UpRise! Productions proudly presents Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun for 3 weeks only at The VORTEX, directed by Laurie Carlos, one of America's seminal theatre artists. Produced in association with VORTEX Repertory Company. (more...)

Diahann Carroll to Join Denzel Washington in RAISIN IN THE SUN Revival?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Showbiz411 reports exclusively that Denzel Washington will be joined by actress Diahann Carroll in an upcoming Broadway revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN set for next spring. Kenny Leon will helm the project which will be produced by Scott Rudin. (more...)

Sophie Okenedo, Anika Noni Rose to Join Denzel Washington in RAISIN IN THE SUN Revival?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

Showbiz411 reports exclusively that Denzel Washington will be joined by actresses Sophie Okenedo and Anika Noni Rose in an upcoming Broadway revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN set for next spring. (more...)

Everyman Theatre to Stage TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, 4/24-5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2013

Everyman Theatre continues its season of award-winning Baltimore Premieres with the 2002 Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks, playing April 24th through May 19th, 2013. The production will feature Everyman Theatre Resident Company Eric Berryman and Everyman veteran KenYatta Rogers in the two-person cast. Well-known and respected DC director, Jennifer L. Nelson, will helm the production. (more...)

Everyman Theatre Stages TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, Now thru 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

Everyman Theatre continues its season of award-winning Baltimore Premieres with the 2002 Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks, playing today, April 24th through May 19th, 2013. The production will feature Everyman Theatre Resident Company Eric Berryman and Everyman veteran KenYatta Rogers in the two-person cast. Well-known and respected DC director, Jennifer L. Nelson, will helm the production. (more...)

Everyman Theatre to Stage TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, 4/24-5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2013

Everyman Theatre continues its season of award-winning Baltimore Premieres with the 2002 Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks, playing April 24th through May 19th, 2013. The production will feature Everyman Theatre Resident Company Eric Berryman and Everyman veteran KenYatta Rogers in the two-person cast. Well-known and respected DC director, Jennifer L. Nelson, will helm the production. (more...)

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