A Raisin in the Sun

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Previews Began: March 8, 2014

Opening Night: April 3, 2014

Closing Night: June 15, 2014

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Playwright: Lorraine Hansberry

Walter Younger and his mother, Lena, both yearn to move their family out of Chicago’s Southside ghetto. When Lena’s late husband’s insurance check arrives, Lena hopes to use it to buy a house in a white neighborhood — while Walter hopes to invest it in a liquor business.

CAST

Denzel Washington                              Walter Lee Younger
LaTanya Richardson Jackson                         Lena Younger
Sophie Okonedo                                               Ruth Younger
Anika Noni Rose                                      Beneatha Younger
Keith Eric Chappelle                                          Moving Man
David Cromer                                                      Karl Lindner
Jason Dirden                                            George Murchison
Stephen McKinley Henderson                                      Bobo
Bryce Clyde Jenkins                                       Travis Younger
Billy Eugene Jones                                            Moving Man
Sean Patrick Thomas                                      Joseph Asagai


Standby: Michele Shay (Lena Younger)

Understudies: Michelle Beck (Beneatha Younger), Thomas Michael Hammond (Karl Lindner), Charlie Hudson III (Joseph Asagai, Moving Man), Darius Kaleb (Travis Younger) Michelle Wilson (Ruth Younger)

OTHER PRODUCTIONS

1959 Broadway
2004 Broadway
2022 Off-Broadway

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