Performed: 4-7 December 1986; Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun" was Broadway's longest running black play which was set in Chicago's southside ghetto in the 1950s. The costumes were designed by Alice Morton, scenic design by Carlton Ward, stage management by Pearl Williams, and lighting by David Keefer. This item is contained within the Theatre & Film Production Archive.
This performance was held in the Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center Theatre.
- Lonnie Young -- Walter Lee
- LaVonda W. Gilbert -- Ruth Lee
- Deneen Davis -- Lena Younger
- Audrey L. Phillips -- Wilhelmina Johnson
- Derrick B. Bryant -- Joseph Asagai
- Gregory T. Means -- Travis
- Renata Prater -- Beneatha
- Larry Swanson, Hartford Long -- the movers
Is Part Of
The original items are located in the Library’s Alabama Gallery Special Collections.
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