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Tony-Winning A Raisin in the Sun, Starring Denzel Washington, Recoups Broadway Investment

Tony-Winning A Raisin in the Sun, Starring Denzel Washington, Recoups Broadway Investment

Hot off the heels of winning the Tony for Best Revival of a Play, A Raisin in the Sun has announced that it has recouped its entire capitalization. The show, directed by Kenny Leon and starring Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo and Anika Noni Rose, began previews on March 8 and opened on April 3. It will play ...

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Odds & Ends: Judi Dench Joins Benedict Cumberbatch, See Queen Perform at We Will Rock You's Last Show & More

Odds & Ends: Judi Dench Joins Benedict Cumberbatch, See Queen Perform at We Will Rock You's Last Show & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Benedict Cumberbatch Ambushes Judi Dench
As if we needed any more reasons to love Benedict Cumberbatch. The Sherlock star asked Tony and Oscar winner Dame Judi Dench in the middle of a Shakespeare masterclass: "Would you like to be in Richard III with me?" According to The Daily ...

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Tony Nominee Sophie Okonedo Will Star Opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in The Hollow Crown

Tony Nominee Sophie Okonedo Will Star Opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in The Hollow Crown

We're not at all jealous about this. 2014 Tony nominee Sophie Okonedo will play Queen Margaret opposite Benedict Cumberbatch’s previously reported Richard III in the next series of The Hollow Crown. According to Variety, the Shakespeare adaptations, directed by Dominic Cooke for for the BBC, will shoot from late September through early 2015.

Queen Margaret is the wife ...

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Opening Night! Denzel Washington & the Cast of A Raisin in the Sun on Bringing the Powerful Drama Home

Opening Night! Denzel Washington & the Cast of A Raisin in the Sun on Bringing the Powerful Drama Home

Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo, Anika Noni Rose and the all-star cast of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun celebrate opening night of the new revival on April 3, 2014.

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A Raisin in the Sun Comes Home! Celebrate Opening Night with Denzel Washington & the Cast

A Raisin in the Sun Comes Home! Celebrate Opening Night with Denzel Washington & the Cast
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The Younger family is back on the boards! The new revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun opened April 3, 2014 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, starring Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo and Anika Noni Rose. Click for photos of the festivities!

Welcome, Younger Family! A Raisin in the Sun, Starring Denzel Washington, Opens on Broadway

Welcome, Younger Family! A Raisin in the Sun, Starring Denzel Washington, Opens on Broadway

The widely anticipated Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun opens on April 3 at the Barrymore Theatre with a cast led by two-time Oscar and Tony winner Denzel Washington and under the direction of Kenny Leon. To celebrate the opening of the new production of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic, Broadway.com resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson penned this ...

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The Evolution of A Raisin in the Sun, From Dream Deferred to Broadway Masterpiece

The Evolution of A Raisin in the Sun, From Dream Deferred to Broadway Masterpiece

You read it in school, you've seen it on stage and maybe you even have both TV adaptations on DVD. But do you know the real story behind Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking 1959 family drama A Raisin in the Sun? Read below to learn all about the Younger family, from the real events that inspired the story to the ...

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Welcome Home, Younger Family! New Photos of Denzel Washington & the Cast of A Raisin in the Sun

Welcome Home, Younger Family! New Photos of Denzel Washington & the Cast of A Raisin in the Sun
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Click for new production photos of A Raisin in the Sun, starring Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo and Anika Noni Rose. The new revival opens April 3 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre!

Broadway's Next Hot Ticket: Denzel Washington in A Raisin in the Sun Now on Sale

Broadway's Next Hot Ticket: Denzel Washington in A Raisin in the Sun Now on Sale

Rehearsals haven’t even begun and already one of the hottest tickets in town this spring is the newest Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun, led by bona fide movie star (and Tony-winning stage actor) Denzel Washington. Tickets are now on sale for Lorraine Hansberry’s all-American classic, set to start previews at the Barrymore Theatre on March ...

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David Cromer to Join Denzel Washington and Diahann Carroll in A Raisin in the Sun on Broadway

David Cromer to Join Denzel Washington and Diahann Carroll in A Raisin in the Sun on Broadway

Actor/director David Cromer (Our Town, Tribes, Brighton Beach Memoirs, The House of Blue Leaves) and young actor Bryce Clyde Jenkins (Easy A) will join the cast of the Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, starring previously announced Tony winners Denzel Washington and Diahann Carroll. The revival will begin previews at the Barrymore Theatre on ...

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