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

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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!

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 ...

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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 ...

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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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