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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 BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
Acorn TV features the DVD debut of Acorn TV Original popular comedic mystery, AGATHA RAISIN, Series 3 on May 26, 2020. Emmy and SAG-nominated actress Ashley Jensen (Extras, Catastrophe, Love, Lies & Records) is back in the P.I business as she resumes the comic antics, crafty know-how, and chic fashions of the charismatic sleuth in the quintessentially British village mystery based on the bestselling novels by M.C. Beaton.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
Mountview today announced a series of live-streamed conversations hosted by their alumnus, the Olivier Award-winning actor Giles Terera. The hour-long conversations will include each guest discussing their career as well as taking questions from Mountview students.
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2020
ALL ARTS celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride Month with a special lineup of programming highlighting prominent queer and trans artists and activists, streaming for free on the ALL ARTS app and
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020
The AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre announced today cast details for a special edition of its breakout 50in50 monologue showcase series - 50in50: Love in the Time of Corona - with title inspiration from the classic novel Love in the Time of Cholera by Nobel prize winning Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez.
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2020
Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 MORE of our favorite theatrical biographies to fill the void!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA introduces the 2020 Class of scenic, costume, lighting, sound, and projection designers, who matriculated this week. A showcase of these artists' work will be held in New York when conditions allow. More information will be shared online at when possible.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
The Omaha Community Playhouse will offer free online streaming of entertainments by local composers J.Isaiah Smith, starting May 15, and Tim Vallier, starting May 22.
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2020
Jerry O'Connell was a guest on Tuesday, March 24's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan. O'Connell Skyped in from his home to talk with hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, A Soldier's Play will play its final performance today, March 15 at the American Airlines Theatre, following 26 previews and 63 regu;lar performances.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
In response to Yale University's March 7 recommendation that all campus events of more than 100 people (excluding classes) be postponed, canceled, or adjusted, in order to prevent the transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Yale Repertory Theatre has implemented new audience capacity and ticket policies and a revised performance schedule for Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Carl Cofield.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) has announced the titles to be produced during their 96th season, which will run from August 2020 through June 2021. Subscriptions for OCP's 2020/21 season are now available for purchase through the OCP Box Office at 6915 Cass Street, Omaha, NE 68132, by phone at (402) 553-0800 or online at
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Yale Repertory Theatre has announced that they have implemented new audience capacity and ticket policies and a revised performance schedule for Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Carl Cofield.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Following updated guidance from Yale University on Tuesday evening, March 10, in response to the ongoing challenges posed by COVID-19, James Bundy, Artistic Director of Yale Repertory Theatre, has announced that the final two productions of the season, A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Carl Cofield, and Testmatch by Kate Attwell, directed by Margot Bordelon, have been canceled. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
A co-production with Hull Truck Theatre, Jim Cartwright's mesmerising, bittersweet comedy TWO opens at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre later this month.
by Student Blogger: Blake Velick - Jun 3, 2020
I'm here. These words are championed by theatrical hero Celie from The Color Purple. These words inspire Celie to scream out to the world that she is beautiful and has the right to live a wonderful life. These words must echo across the nation in support of black lives. We all must be here for black lives. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
In an announcement released today, National Players, the educational touring troupe at Olney Theatre Center, has been awarded a 2020-21 Shakespeare in American Communities grant, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, worth $25,000.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
As theatres in Minnesota and around the country face an ongoing a?oeintermission,a?? Park Square Theatre continues to create projects that keep audiences and artists connected.
by BWW Features - Jun 28, 2020
We've rounded up 10 MORE books about Black theatre to read and educate yourself while in quarantine. 
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 27, 2020
Theater has always been an outlet for creative minds to discuss the issues that plague our society, whether it's racism, income inequality, or the struggles of the LGBTQ+ community.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2020
Today we rewind to 2012 when Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning Clybourne Park opened on Broadway.
by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2020
Need something new to listen to, read, or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including Mike Birbiglia's The New One, the Sing Street cast recording, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2020
Andre De Shields has penned a powerful original piece, called 'dating in armageddon'. Read the piece in full, below.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
The National Theatre today announces a further five productions that will be streamed as a part of the National Theatre at Home series.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning theatre superstars Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga, and Melissa Errico will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
by Gregory S. Carr - Jun 10, 2020
Playwright Gregory S. Carr shares a manifesto for the BIPOC Theatre. 'I am not August Wilson,' he writes.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020
Create Theater's Monday Night Reading Series and Ladies Who Launch Theatricals will present BUREAUCRAZY by award-winning playwright and USA TODAY bestselling author Kate Danley, directed by Steve Marsh. The reading will be hosted over the Zoom platform on Monday, July 13th at 7PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020
Chip Miller has been named the associate artistic director of Portland Center Stage, the city's largest professional theater company. Miller originally joined the company in the spring of 2019, in the role of associate producer. In the past season, they directed the company's smash-hit production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and the celebrated world premiere of Redwood, a play he also helped develop. Miller steps into the new role immediately. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
Tampa Repertory Theatre will present a live, virtual production of award-winning Tampa Bay playwright Sheila Cowley's World War II drama Flying on Sunday, August 16 at 3 PM, on the Zoom videoconferencing platform. The production is helmed by internationally renowned stage director L. Peter Callender. A live talkback with the playwright, director and cast will be held following the performance.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
The Board of Directors of RUBICON THEATRE of Ventura, California, has appointed Ovation, NAACP and Garland Award-Winner CHRIS BUTLER as the company's new Associate Artistic Director.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2020
It is impossible to walk into a Broadway theatre, or simply just think of a Broadway theatre, without immediately connecting a memory to it. Every Broadway theatre is filled with a rich and colorful history, brimming over with stories of the stars who graced its staged, legends that were made within its walls, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
People's Light recently announced a reimagined 2020/2021 Season, which includes an investment in filmed theatrical productions and a hopeful return to live theatre in March 2021.  
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe has awarded scholarships to six deserving students.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Carnegie Hall is live with Audra McDonald! 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Today (July 2) in live streaming: Conor McPherson visits Meet the Makers, Judy Kuhn has a classic conversation and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
BUST, written by playwright and actress, Zora Howard (HULU's Premature) is a true in-development play, is perhaps one of the Cape Cod Theatre Project's most anticipated readings of the season. What starts with a traffic stop of black man, quickly flips the script and a majority of what will transpire afterwards will be developed in the idyllic setting of the Cape and through audience feedback. Lileana Blain-Cruz will direct.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series titled The Seth Concert Series.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
At 7:30 pm. EDT on Saturday, July 11, the Hangar Theatre Company will perform a virtual production of Queens Girl in the World, directed by Godfrey L. Simmons, Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
As hospital workers on the front lines are in need of Personal Protective Equipment, Two River Theater has been quick to donate their supply of N95 masks and gloves to the Monmouth County Drop-Off Site, Riverview Medical Center and CareOne at King James.
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020
Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible announced today that the 2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season will be produced on Audible, the world's largest producer and provider of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
Theater to Go will present the full production of Mark Violi's gripping drama, RIDING THE COMET, as presented at the Hudson Guild Theater in NYC, August 2017. The production is available for online viewing at your leisure from Friday May 1 - Tuesday May 5.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
From May 5th to June 8th, Drama Club -a nonprofit that provides theater programming and mentorship to youth who are incarcerated-will host the #WhatTheaterMeansToMe social media campaign.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2020
Need something new to read or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!
by BWW Prompts - Apr 21, 2020
We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
The Billie Holiday Theatre will present the third reading under its new #StayAtHome Reading Series with a special reading of James's Sheldon's Reparations, the critically acclaimed play which had its world premiere at The Billie last November.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Blackfriars Theatre has been bringing stories to life for 70 years, and while they have weathered their share of storms, they have always emerged on the other side with a renewed spirit of community and commitment to local artistry. Now, as the Blackfriars stage sits dark for the remainder of their 70th Anniversary Season, we are reminded of how vital art is to our very well-being - it connects us all and makes us appreciate what it is to be alive.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020
Anika Noni Rose will be reading bedtime stories to your little ones via Instagram with Bedtime Stories for the Littles! Bedtime Stories for the Littles will be taking place on her on her IGTV every Sunday at 7:30PM ET.