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Denzel Washington stars in the Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's classic.

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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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Raisin Tony Nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson Shares Really Useful Advice

Raisin Tony Nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson Shares Really Useful Advice

A Raisin in the Sun Tony nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson reveals her red carpet secret weapon, Tony dream date and advice everyone can use.

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What Classic Play Did A Raisin in the Sun Tony Nominee Anika Noni Rose Suck In?

What Classic Play Did A Raisin in the Sun Tony Nominee Anika Noni Rose Suck In?

A Raisin in the Sun Tony nominee Anika Noni Rose shares her fave gossip buddy, dream role and fantasy movie project.

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The Obamas Meet the Youngers! See the President & First Lady’s Date Night at A Raisin in the Sun

The Obamas Meet the Youngers! See the President & First Lady’s Date Night at A Raisin in the Sun

Denzel Washington and the cast of A Raisin in the Sun had two extra special guests in the audience on April 11: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama! The first family arrived in New York City in style (in fact, the whole block was closed off for their visit!) then headed to the Ethel Barrymore Theatre to see ...

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President and Mrs. Obama Set to See Denzel Washington in A Raisin in the Sun

President and Mrs. Obama Set to See Denzel Washington in A Raisin in the Sun

Hail to the Chief! Deadline reports that President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are set to attend the April 11 performance of A Raisin In The Sun at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. President Obama will be in New York earlier on Friday for official business.

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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!

Denzel Washington Lauds His Raisin Family & ‘Shining Star’ Lorraine Hansberry on Opening Night

Denzel Washington Lauds His Raisin Family & ‘Shining Star’ Lorraine Hansberry on Opening Night

Denzel Washington returns to Broadway in the new revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun. See what the Tony winner had to say on opening night!

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A Raisin in the Sun's Sean Patrick Thomas on Denzel Fandom & His Save the Last Dance Sex Symbol Status

A Raisin in the Sun's Sean Patrick Thomas on Denzel Fandom & His Save the Last Dance Sex Symbol Status

Age: 43

Hometown: Wilmington, DE

Current Role: A Broadway debut as Joseph Asagai, the charming Nigerian student who sweeps Beneatha Younger (played by Anika Noni Rose) off her feet in A Raisin in the Sun.

Stage and Screen Cred: After starring in the teen flick Save the Last Dance, Thomas appeared in Barbershop, TV’s The District, the 2008 small-screen remake ...

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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 portrait ...

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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 newest Broadway ...

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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!

The Curtain Rises for Denzel Washington as A Raisin in the Sun Begins Performances on Broadway

The Curtain Rises for Denzel Washington as A Raisin in the Sun Begins Performances on Broadway

One of the biggest shows of the season is set to start previews March 8. Two-time Oscar and Tony winner Denzel Washington begins performances in the Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. Directed by Kenny Leon, the show will play a limited engagement through June 15, with opening night set for April 3.

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Watch Tony Winner Denzel Washington Talk Picking Up Tips From Original A Raisin in the Sun Star Sidney Poitier

Watch Tony Winner Denzel Washington Talk Picking Up Tips From Original A Raisin in the Sun Star Sidney Poitier

Hollywood superstar and Tony winner Denzel Washington is about to begin performances in the Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s all-American classic play A Raisin in the Sun, so stopped by The Tonight Show to talk about the “actors medium” that is theater. Washington is playing the role that Oscar winner Sidney Poitier originated on the Great White Way back in ...

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Denzel Washington & Co. on Why A Raisin in the Sun is the Play that Keeps on Giving

Denzel Washington & Co. on Why A Raisin in the Sun is the Play that Keeps on Giving

The cast of the new A Raisin in the Sun, including Denzel Washington, Anika Noni Rose & LaTanya Richardson Jackson talk up the show at a press event.

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Meet the Youngers! See Denzel Washington & the Cast of A Raisin in the Sun Living the Dream in Rehearsal

Denzel Washington and LaTanya Richardson Jackson are moving to Chicago’s south side in the new revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun. See them chat about the production!

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Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson & the Cast of A Raisin in the Sun Meet the Press

Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson & the Cast of A Raisin in the Sun Meet the Press
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Meet the cast of A Raisin in the Sun, starring Denzel Washington and LaTanya Richardson Jackson, on February 18, 2014 at Lincoln Center. See them on Broadway beginning March 8 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre!

Mama Younger Just Got Younger! Diahann Carroll Out, LaTanya Richardson Jackson In for A Raisin in the Sun, Starring Denzel Washington

Mama Younger Just Got Younger! Diahann Carroll Out, LaTanya Richardson Jackson In for A Raisin in the Sun, Starring Denzel Washington

Lena Younger just got younger before our eyes! 78-year-old screen icon Diahann Carroll has withdrawn from the upcoming Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun midway through rehearsals, with LaTanya Richardson Jackson now taking over the role of Lena Younger. Interestingly, 64-year-old Jackson is only five years older than leading man Denzel Washington, who will play her son, Walter ...

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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 8 and ...

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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 March ...

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Diahann Carroll & More Join Denzel Washington in A Raisin in the Sun; Revival Sets Dates at Barrymore Theatre

Diahann Carroll & More Join Denzel Washington in A Raisin in the Sun; Revival Sets Dates at Barrymore Theatre

What a cast! Tony winner Diahann Carroll will team up with Denzel Washington as mother and son in a now-official Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. The play will begin previews at the Barrymore Theatre on March 8, 2014, in anticipation of an April 3 opening. Kenny Leon will direct a 14-week limited engagement of the ...

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Denzel Washington Confirms Plans to Return to Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun

Denzel Washington Confirms Plans to Return to Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun

Tony and two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington is confirming previous reports that he will return to Broadway in spring 2014 as Walter Younger in Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, according to the Associated Press. “We start previews in March,” Washington said on the red carpet at the New York premiere of his new action movie 2 Guns ...

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Will Anika Noni Rose & Sophie Okonedo Join Denzel Washington in A Raisin in the Sun on Broadway?

Will Anika Noni Rose & Sophie Okonedo Join Denzel Washington in A Raisin in the Sun on Broadway?

Are Tony winner Anika Noni Rose and Oscar nominee Sophie Okonedo moving into the Younger household? According to Showbiz411.com, the actresses may join Tony and Oscar winner Denzel Washington in the previously rumored Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun. Kenny Leon, who directed Washington in Fences, will helm the new production, produced by Scott Rudin. Washington is ...

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