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A Raisin in the Sun

  • by Lorraine Hansberry
  • directed by Phyllis E. Griffin
  • Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and celebrating its 50th Anniversary, A Raisin in the Sun is the fiercely moving portrait of an African-American family in Chicago’s South Side in the 1950s. This seminal American play, the first by an African-American woman ever to be produced on Broadway, is a searing and timeless drama of family, hope, and inspiration.
  • February 04, 2010 - February 13, 2010
  • Previews : WED 2/3 & THU 2/4 at 7:30 pm
  • DEPAUL'S MERLE RESKIN THEATRE
  • (312) 922-1999
  • The cast features
    Chris Boykin (George Murchison), McKenzie Chinn (Ruth Younger), Kristin Ellis (Beneatha Younger), James Gasber (Karl Linder), Brittani Green (Lena Younger, Mama), Elijah Griffin (Travis), Nicholas Harper (Bobo), Shannon Matesky (Mrs. Johnson), Sean Parris (Joseph Asagai), Levenix Riddle (Walter Lee Younger).

    The production team includes scenic design by Kalif Aljami,costume design by Emily Maynard, lighting design by Rob Tolzien,sound design by Cristina Derisi,stage management by Kelly Montgomery, anddramaturgy by Alexis Links.

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