A Raisin in the Sun

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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 Willis as Joseph Asagai/Bobo

Directed by Lou Bellamy. Recorded before a live audience.

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Lorraine Hansberry


Judyann Elder, James Gleason, Noah Gray-Cabey, Corey Hawkins, Deidrie Henry, Terrell Tilford, Rutina Wesley, Mirron Willis

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978 1 58081 800 1

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