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A Raisin in the Sun   

Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (4/03/2014 - 6/15/2014)
First Preview: Mar 08, 2014 Total Previews: 27
Opening Date: Apr 03, 2014    
Closing Date: Jun 15, 2014 Total Performances: 85

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: Chicago's Southside. Sometime between World War II and 1960.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President)
Produced by Scott Rudin, Roger Berlind, Eli Bush, Jon B. Platt, Scott M. Delman, Roy Furman, Stephanie P. McClelland, Ruth Hendel, Sonia Friedman/Tulchin Bartner, The Araca Group, Heni Koenigsberg, Daryl Roth and Joan Raffe & Jhett Tolentino; Associate Producer: Joi Gresham
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
Cast
Denzel Washington
Walter Lee Younger
Brother
LaTanya Richardson Jackson
Lena Younger
Mother
Sophie Okonedo
Broadway debut
Ruth Younger
Anika Noni Rose
Beneatha Younger
Keith Eric Chappelle
Moving Man
David Cromer
Karl Lindner
Jason Dirden
George Murchison
Stephen McKinley Henderson
Bobo
Bryce Clyde Jenkins
Broadway debut
Travis Younger
Billy Eugene Jones
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 (Bobo, Walter Lee Younger), Darius Kaleb (Travis Younger) and Michelle Wilson (Ruth Younger)
Tony Award®
winner 2014 Best Revival of a Play [winner]
Produced by Scott Rudin, Roger Berlind, Eli Bush, Jon B. Platt, Scott M. Delman, Roy Furman, Stephanie P. McClelland, Ruth Hendel, Sonia Friedman/Tulchin Bartner, The Araca Group, Heni Koenigsberg, Daryl Roth and Joan Raffe & Jhett Tolentino; Executive Producer: Joey Parnes, S.D. Wagner and John Johnson
2014 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play [nominee]
LaTanya Richardson Jackson
winner 2014 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play [winner]
Sophie Okonedo
2014 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play [nominee]
Anika Noni Rose
winner 2014 Best Direction of a Play [winner]
Kenny Leon
Drama Desk Award
2014 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee]
Denzel Washington
2014 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Sophie Okonedo
Theatre World
winner 2014 Award [recipient]
Sophie Okonedo