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Raisin - 1975 - US Tour

Based on the play A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry


Playhouse Theatre

(New York, NY)
137 W. 48th St.
by Michael Major - Sep 3, 2021
Shawn Perry was previously on the MTV series MADE, and various appearances on VH1, NBC, FOX, several independent films. Since then, he's worked with musicians such as Guns-N-Roses and Poison.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 3, 2021
Syracuse Stage reopens its doors for public performances with a fully staged professional reading of “Baldwin vs. Buckley: The Faith of Our Fathers,” a “theatricalization” by Stage's resident playwright Kyle Bass of the 1965 debate between writer and Civil Rights activist James Baldwin and conservative commentator William F. Buckley, Jr. The debate took place at Cambridge University and was broadcast by the BBC.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2021
Opening up about her first live performance since the COVID pandemic began, this performer shares her joy in welcoming enthusiastic audiences back to the theatre, and says if people didn't know it pre pandemic, they certainly know it now - 'life without the arts is not living.'
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
Both a celebration and a call to action, Expand the Canon demands space in the classical canon for more diverse playwrights, many of whom were underproduced or utterly un-produced in their lifetimes. Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre calls upon the national and international theater community to expand its definition of classical theater and include these brilliant writers and artists in their production seasons, publications, classrooms, and beyond.
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 13, 2021
Tony and Grammy® award-winning, and two-time Academy Award nominated singer and actor Leslie Odom, Jr. will host THE TONY AWARDS PRESENT: BROADWAY’S BACK! from 9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT. Earlier in the evening will be the live presentation of the American Theatre Wing’s 74th Annual Tony Awards live at 7:00 PM, ET/4:00 PM, PT, hosted by Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning actor and singer Audra McDonald.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021
This upcoming season, Live at The Lortel looks at the intersection between art and activism. We honor the work of theater artists who boldly use their public platform for philanthropy, to advance the state of theater, and to support the issues that they are passionate about. We look to explore how an artist's passion for activism and philanthropy influences their artistry on the stage.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 10, 2021
This month, New Yorkers can enjoy more than 100 free visual art, music, dance, theater, and multidisciplinary public programs being offered by members of the New York City Artist Corps.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 10, 2021
Invictus Theatre Company today announced casting for its production of Shakespeare's HAMLET, the opening production in its fifth season of plays. The popular tragedy will be performed October 21 through November 21, 2021 in the company's new venue at 1106 W. Thorndale Avenue in Edgewater (the space formerly known as The Frontier). Press opening is Monday, October 25 at 7:30 pm.
by Stephi Wild - May 27, 2021
I'm Still Here, a new virtual benefit for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Billy Rose Theatre Division, will stream on Broadway On Demand on June 23. The evening is a celebration of the division's 90th Anniversary, and the 50th  Anniversary of its beloved Theatre on Film and Tape Archive and will honor Harold Prince and George C. Wolfe. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 27, 2021
In an announcement released today, National Players, the educational touring troupe at Olney Theatre Center, has again been awarded a  Shakespeare in American Communities grant, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, worth $25,000.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021
Artistic Director Michael Unger today unveiled Skylight Music Theatre’s 2021-2022 season, which marks the theatre’s return to in-person performances after more than one year. It will be Unger’s first official season since joining Skylight in 2019, due to cancelled shows during the pandemic. 
by Nicole Rosky - May 26, 2021
Tobias Menzies (The Crown) and Tony winner Sophie Okonedo (Ratched) joined the cast of the star-studded second season of Modern Love. They appear in an episode directed by John Carney, who also serves as showrunner and executive producer. The episode and series recently completed filming in Dublin, Ireland.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021
 In an effort to strengthen its education outreach program, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe has hired Jim Weaver as its new education director/artistic associate. WBTT patrons may recognize Weaver’s name – he has directed productions including “Caroline or Change,” “Raisin,” “In the Heights,” “Fences” and “Purlie,” to name a few.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2021
Tickets are available now for Olney Theatre Center’s massive program of live summer events on the open-air Root Family Stage: “Olney Outdoors'. Curated by Kevin McAllister, the series highlights cabaret, jazz, spoken word, drag, dance, faith-centered performances, and theatre for young audiences.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021
The Guthrie Theater today announced its 2021–2022 Season, including the national tour of What the Constitution Means to Me by famed writer Heidi Schreck; a world-premiere adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Lavina Jadhwani, featuring all-new creative design; Lorraine Hansberry’s heralded A Raisin in the Sun, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021
Tony Award winner and five-time Emmy Award nominee Phylicia Rashad will return to Broadway this winter in Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 4, 2021
On June 1, 1st Stage premiered the immersive new web series, Duck Harbor, and revealed the cast to the world and each other.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021
Village Theatre today announced its return to the Mainstage with a 2022 Season of live theatre at both its Issaquah and Everett locations. The 2022 Welcome Back Season provides an opportunity to slowly reintroduce aspects of the live theatre-going experience that Village Theatre patrons know and love.
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 29, 2021
We are happy to being the exciting news of restaurant openings in NYC to our readers. Check out this new spot, Tasca located on the Upper West Side.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2021
Tickets are now on sale for The Ensemble Company's production of Clybourne Park, Bruce Norris's acclaimed play which won the Tony Award for Best Play as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The Ensemble Company's production will be directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Howard (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess), who previously directed Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike for the company.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021
President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to serve as members of the National Council on the Arts: Kamilah Forbes, Christopher Morgan, Ismael Ahmed, Kinan Azmeh, Huascar Medina, Jake Shimabukuro, Constance Williams, and Fiona Whelan Prine. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021
Theatre 40 will present a staged reading of Another Gin Game, written by Gary Kaskel, and starring Ed Asner, Ruta Lee and Donté Ashon Green. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2021
Learn more about all of the additional archival footage added to the event, including Ariana Grande (at age 15 making her Broadway debut) and Brynn Williams in 13; Angela Lansbury in Blithe Spirit, Philip Seymour Hoffman in Death of a Salesman, Brian Stokes Mitchell in Ragtime, Sutton Foster in Thoroughly Modern Millie, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021
The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors announced today, as a departure from the annual awards ceremony, will present a one-night only virtual event to honor Broadways best with a Special Gala Award Benefit to help raise funds for the prestigious Theatre World Awards.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2021
First performed Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons, Clybourne Park had prominent productions in London as well as prominent regional theatres across the United States before its 2012 bow at the Walter Kerr Theater on Broadway.  It was nominated for several Tony Awards, winning for Best Play.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 16, 2021
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts announced today that Jason Robert Brown, Savion Glover, Priscilla López, Susan Stroman, Marisha Wallace, and Christopher Wheeldon have joined the growing list of Broadway stars participating in I'm Still Here: A Virtual Benefit for the Billy Rose Theatre Division, airing June 23, 2021 on Broadway On Demand at 8pm EST and 8pm PST. The fundraiser will help raise critical funds for the Library for the Performing Arts' beloved Theatre Division as it celebrates its 90th anniversary this year.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021
Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and dates for Detroit ‘67, the final production in the Signature Features 2021 Season. Written by MacArthur Genius Grant Fellow Dominique Morisseau and directed by Candis C. Jones, Detroit ‘67 depicts abrupt changes to the lives of the Poindexter siblings during the 1967 Detroit uprising.
by Team BWW - Jul 4, 2021
There is no better time than summer to relax by the pool and curl up with a great book, and you're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 30 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's summer reading!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2021
Studio Tenn Talks: Conversations with Patrick Cassidy is live streamed on the first Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. CT and can be viewed on Facebook or the production's website.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2021
Following a delay lasting more than a year, Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. has announced its return to live theatrical performances with their Season 6 lineup for 2021-2022. The season opens in October with a tale of strength, bravery, and beheadings in Lauren Gunderson’s gritty comedy, The Revolutionists
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 28, 2021
WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Shane Peterman and Associate Producer Elizabeth Kensek are proud to announce casting and creative details for the final show of the 25th Anniversary season, A Raisin in The Sun, the play that changed American Theatre forever, by the revolutionary author & playwright Lorraine Hansberry.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021
In addition to its six-play membership season, the Montgomery County institution returns with an equally busy schedule of concerts, special productions, presentations, and even more curated programming to build off of the success of its summer series: Olney Outdoors.
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 2, 2021
Seminary Hill, an orchard-driven, eco-focused, locally made cider brand based in Callicoon, New York, will debut a new line of hard ciders on June 25, 2021.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 13, 2021
New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler today announced a full calendar of programming for the 2021 - 2022 season, reopening the landmark theater to the public in October 2021. This momentous return to in‐person live performances includes the popular dance and musical theater series audiences have loved throughout the years and new programs featuring iconic artists of today. Manhattan's first performing arts center, New York City Center has presented the best in music, theater, and dance to generations of New Yorkers for over seventy‐five years.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2021
The Charleston Gaillard Center is thrilled to announce 2021-2022 Series single tickets are on sale Friday, August 6 at 11am for seven performances. Additional performances will go on sale later this month. Featuring ten incredible performances, from award-winning Broadway to stunning dance performances, the 2021-2022 Series creates unforgettable, world-class experiences here in the Lowcountry. 
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 30, 2021
Moss Café and its companion concept, Moss Provisions should be on your radar. Based in Riverdale (in the Bronx) and kosher under the Riverdale Vaad, the group’s core values are community, sustainability, quality, and creativity.  Moss is running some timely specials tied to the upcoming Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur holidays.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 30, 2021
As Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is poised to present its 22nd anniversary 2021-2022 season, the popular arts organization is continuing to be cautious in its approach to operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. With subscription and individual tickets for the entire season still on hold, WBTT has released tickets only to its 2021-2022 season opener, 'Eubie!'
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2021
This year's recipients and their respective benefactors are: Todd Bellamy II, Alan P. Kurland Artist Development Scholarship; Charlotte Corporan, Dr. Jody Beresford & Dr. Robert Mayer Artist Development Scholarship; Ariana Fitzgerald, Marie McKee & Robert Cole Artist Development Scholarship; Amaya Glover, Shelley & Sy Goldblatt Artist Development Scholarship; Tay Marquise, Jack & Priscilla Schlegel Artist Development Scholarship; Astrid Victoria McIntyre, Kitty & John Cranor Artist Development Scholarship; Maicy Powell, Marian Moss Artist Development Scholarship; and Aleah Williams, Charlayne Hunter-Gault Artist Development Scholarship.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2021
MCC Theater announced today that the upcoming engagement of Nollywood Dreams will reunite the entire cast from the 2020 MCC production that was postponed due to the theater shutdown. Nollywood Dreams, the first production of their 2021-22 season, will begin previews in-person at MCC Theater’s Newman Mills Theater on October 21, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2021
Audra McDonald appeared as part of a keynote for Series Mania, where she talked Broadway's return, diversity in the industry, 'The Good Fight', and much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2021
America's Next Top Model winner Naima Mora will star in the World Premiere of THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF A WOMAN IN NEED. This new play is written by Naima Mora and Marishka S. Phillips and directed by Marishka S. Phillips.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2021
Sydney Theatre Company's production of The Lifespan of a Fact, which was due to open at the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House in September, will be rescheduled for 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2021
Detroit '67, the final production in the Signature Features 2021 Season is now available for streaming through Thursday, September 16 on Marquee TV.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2021
Dawn Walton OBE directs Francesca Amewudah-Rivers (Ismene), Liz Crowther (Tiresias), Wendy Kweh (Creon), Joseph Payne (Haemon) and Adeola Yemitan in her professional stage debut as Antigone.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021
Detroit '67, the final production in the Signature Features 2021 Season is now available for streaming through Thursday, September 16 on Marquee TV.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2021
Shake & Stir Theatre Co's adaptation of Roald Dahl classic Fantastic Mr Fox will not be going ahead in 2021 and the upcoming season of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by STC Resident Director Shari Sebbens, will be rescheduled into the 2022 season.