A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun

Broadway
Drama
SYNOPSIS: Lorraine Hansberry's landmark drama was one of the first on Broadway to examine African-American life on the cusp of the civil rights era. 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.
People (116)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
2004 Outstanding Actress in a Play Winner
2004 Outstanding Director of a Play Nominee
2004 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Winner
2004 Outstanding Revival of a Play Nominee
Drama League
2004 Distinguished Revival of a Play Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
2004 Outstanding Actress in a Play Nominee
2004 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
2004 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Winner
2004 Outstanding Revival of a Play Nominee
Theatre World
2004 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
2004 Actress in a Play Winner
2004 Featured Actress in a Play Winner
2004 Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
2004 Revival of a Play Nominee

QUICK STATS

(as of Jul 11, 2004) Total Current Gross: $7,941,028 Highest Weekly Gross: $584,256 (Week Ending May 23, 2004)   Average Ticket Price: $67.58 Average % Capacity: 89.92%

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Jul 11, 2004 6 $645,088.00 $645,665.00 -$13,913.00 $74.52 $91.25 8656 1078 8 0 100.37% -0.50%
Jul 4, 2004 5 $659,001.00 $645,665.00 $9,880.00 $75.76 $91.25 8699 1078 8 0 100.87% -0.08%
Jun 27, 2004 4 $649,121.00 $645,665.00 $34,325.00 $74.56 $91.25 8706 1078 8 0 100.95% 1.80%
Jun 20, 2004 3 $614,796.00 $645,665.00 $10,883.00 $71.90 $91.25 8551 1078 8 0 99.15% 3.95%