Phylicia Rashad: How She Followed the 'Sun'
and to time," she says of the Wilson play.. When she began rehearsals for the revival of "Raisin in the Sun," she says she found that the 1959 play says Lena's age is 55, which would make her birth in 1904, the year "Gem of the Ocean" is set. "Then I ...
Chautauqua Theater Company presents A Raisin in the Sun
Set in Chicago's South Side ... Winner of the NY Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play, A Raisin in the Sun premiered at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre on March 11, 1959. The production starred Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, and Claudia McNeil.
The Women of ‘A Raisin in the Sun’
The famous name above the title in the current Broadway revival of “A Raisin in the Sun” is Denzel ... contact with the play. Rose I read the play as a kid. Did it have that same type of heaviness to me? No. Because it wasn’t my time.
President Obama goes to see Denzel Washington in 'A Raisin in the Sun'
New York: Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in 'A Raisin in the Sun' are hard to come by ... Lorraine Hansberry's play, set in 1950s Chicago, centers on a struggling working-class black family anxiously awaiting a $10,000 insurance check ...
Anika Noni Rose Breathes New Life Into Classic 'Raisin In The Sun'
Now you may think you know the play "A Raisin In The Sun" from its many ... very long time, it became very clear to me how relevant this play is for now, for 2014 - while speaking very clearly to the time period that it was written for.