A Raisin in the Sun (Off-Broadway, Public Theater/Newman Theater, 2022) | Playbill

A Raisin in the Sun


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.

Directed by Robert O'Hara
Scenic Design by Clint Ramos
Costume Design by Karen Perry
Lighting Design by Alex Jainchill
Sound Design by Elisheba Ittloo

Cast Includes Francois Battiste, Tonya Pinkins, John Clay III, Calvin Dutton, Mister Fitzgerald, Perri Gaffney, Paige Gilbert, Mandi Masden, Jesse Pennington, Tousaaint Battiste, Camden McKinnon, Skyler Gallun N'yomi Stewart

Tickets from $80



Drama Desk Award
2023 Outstanding Revival of a Play Nominee
Drama League
2023 Outstanding Revival of a Play Nominee
Lucille Lortel Award
2023 Outstanding Lead Performer in a Play Nominee
2023 Outstanding Director Nominee
2023 Outstanding Revival Winner

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