Opening Date
Apr 03, 2014
Closing Date
Jun 15, 2014
1st Preview
Mar 08, 2014
1st Preview
Mar 08, 2014


Ethel Barrymore Theatre
(Apr 03, 2014 - Jun 15, 2014)

A play in three acts

Chicago's Southside. Sometime between World War II and 1960.

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Written by Lorraine Hansberry
Directed by Kenny Leon; Assistant Director: Kamilah Forbes
Scenic Design by Mark Thompson; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Hair Design by Mia M. Neal; Associate Scenic Design: Nancy Thun; Associate Costume Design: Matthew Pachtman; Associate Lighting Design: Jennifer Schriever; Associate Sound Design: Drew Levy; Assistant Lighting Design: Andrew Cissna; Assistant Sound Design: Alex Neumann; Moving Light Programmer: Michael Hill
Executive Producer: Joey Parnes, S.D. Wagner and John Johnson; Company Manager: Penelope Daulton
Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Narda E. Alcorn; Stage Manager: Michael P. Zaleski
Music Curator: Branford Marsalis
Casting: Heidi Griffiths, C.S.A.; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Fight Captain: Jason Dirden; Vocal Coach: Kate Wilson; Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi; Advertising: Serino Coyne; Creative Advertising Design & Website: BLT Communications, Inc.; Marketing: Walker Communications; Photographer: Brigitte Lacombe
Walter Lee Younger
Lena Younger
Sophie Okonedo
Broadway debut
Ruth Younger
Beneatha Younger
Karl Lindner
George Murchison
Bryce Clyde Jenkins
Broadway debut
Travis Younger
Moving Man
Sean Patrick Thomas
Broadway debut
Joseph Asagai
Standby: Michele Shay (Lena Younger)
Understudies: Michelle Beck (Beneatha Younger), Keith Eric Chappelle (George Murchison), Thomas Michael Hammond (Karl Lindner), Charlie Hudson III (Joseph Asagai, Moving Man), Billy Eugene Jones (Walter Lee Younger, Bobo), Darius Kaleb (Travis Younger) and Michelle Wilson (Ruth Younger)

Tony Award®


Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

2014 Winner
Sophie Okonedo

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

2014 Nominee
Anika Noni Rose

Best Direction of a Play

2014 Winner
Directed by Kenny Leon

Drama Desk Award


Outstanding Actor in a Play

2014 Nominee
Denzel Washington

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

2014 Nominee
Sophie Okonedo

Theatre World


2014 Recipient
Sophie Okonedo
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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