A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun

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Lorraine Hansberry's classic chronicle of The Youngers, a working class African American family struggling to maintain dignity in a harsh world, is a heroic testament of hope and a seminal American drama. A full-cast recording starring Rutina Wesley from the HBO hit series True Blood.
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Product details

  • CD-Audio | 2 pages
  • 155 x 173 x 23mm | 204g
  • English
  • 1580818005
  • 9781580818001
  • 2,826,028

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This new recording of Lorraine Hansberry's classic play chronicles a working-class African American family struggling to maintain dignity in a harsh world. With her late husband's insurance money finally in hand, Mama Lena dreams of moving to a better home. However, her children have other plans: Walter Lee wants to buy a liquor store, and Beneatha wants to go to medical school. What happens when family dreams drastically diverge? A Raisin in the Sun is a seminal American drama and a heroic testament to hope.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring:

Judyann Elder as Lena Younger

James Gleason as Karl Lindner

Noah Gray-Cabey as Travis Younger

Corey Hawkins as Walter Lee Younger

Deidrie Henry as Ruth Younger

Terrell Tilford as George Murchison

Rutina Wesley as Beneatha Younger

Mirron E. Willis as Joseph Asagai/Bobo

Directed by Lou Bellamy. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.
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