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A Raisin in the Sun Production History

A Raisin in the Sun Show Information

Previews: March 10, 1959 (1 preview)
Opening:March 11, 1959
Closing:June 25, 1960
# Performances:530
Theatres: Ethel Barrymore Theatre (New York, NY)
3/10/1959 - 10/17/1959
Belasco Theatre (New York, NY)
10/19/1959 - 6/25/1960
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Unknown
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:
Show type Play

Other Productions of A Raisin in the Sun

1959   Broadway
Broadway
1986   Off-Broadway
Off-Broadway
2004   Broadway Broadway Revival
Broadway
2014   Broadway Broadway Revival
Broadway

A Raisin in the Sun - 1959 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1960 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Play Lloyd Richards
1960 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Sidney Poitier
1960 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Claudia McNeil
1960 Tony Awards Best Play Lorraine Hansberry
1959 New York Drama Critics Circle Awards Best American Play Lorraine Hansberry
1959 Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Drama Performance Diana Sands