Synopsis

A Raisin in the Sun - ACTING EDITION

A Raisin in the Sun - ACTING EDITION $9.99

Lorraine Hansberry

Published by Samuel French Inc

Large Mixed Cast
In south side Chicago, Walter Lee, a black chauffeur, dreams of a better life, and hopes to use his father's life insurance money to open a liquor store

His mother, who rejects the liquor business, uses some of the money to secure a proper house for the family

Mr Lindner, a representative of the all-white neighbourhood, tries to buy them out. Walter sinks the rest of the money into his business scheme, only to have it stolen by one of his partners

In despair Walter contacts Lindner, and almost begs to buy them out, but with the help of his wife, Walter finally finds a way to assert his dignity

CAST
M7,F3 + 1 Boy

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"Pivotal play in the history of the American Black theatre" ~ Newsweek

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