A Raisin in the Sun Revival

Run Time:
Two hours and 50 minutes
Ages: 10+
Opened: April 26, 2004
Closing: July 11, 2004

A Raisin in the Sun - 2004 - Broadway History , Info & More

Royale Theatre
242 W. 45th St. New York, NY 10036

A Raisin in the Sun tells the story of three generations of a family living and struggling together under one roof. As timely as ever, the play has not been seen on Broadway since its legendary original production. With its powerhouse cast, this new production (directed by Kenny Leon) promises to be a rare Broadway event.

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A Raisin in the Sun has had 6 productions including Broadway which opened in 1959, Off-Broadway which opened in 1986, Broadway which opened in 2004, Broadway which opened in 2004, Broadway which opened in 2014 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2022.
A Raisin in the Sun has been nominated for several Tony Awards. It was nominated for Best Revival of a Play for David Binder, Vivek J. Tiwary, Susan Batson, Carl Rumbaugh, Ruth Hendel, Arielle Tepper, Jayne Baron Sherman, Dede Harris, Barbara Whitman, and Cynthia Stroum.
A Raisin in the Sun has been nominated for several awards. Kenny Leon was nominated for Outstanding Director - Play at the Drama Desk Awards. The play itself was nominated for Outstanding Revival of a Play at both the Drama Desk Awards and the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Additionally, Sanaa Lathan received a nomination for Performance at the Theatre World Awards.
A Raisin in the Sun has won several awards. These include the Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Kenny Leon, the Outstanding Revival of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for A Raisin in the Sun, and the Outstanding Revival of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards). Additionally, Sanaa Lathan won the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for her role in the production.



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