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A Raisin In The Sun

Films

  1. "A Raisin in the Sun" is a 1961 drama film, starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Roy Glenn, and Louis Gossett, and adapted from the play of the same name by Lorraine Hansberry. It follows a black family that wants a better life away from the city.
  2. "A Raisin in the Sun" is a 2008 television film directed by Kenny Leon. The teleplay by Paris Qualles is based on the award-winning 1959 play of the same name by Lorraine Hansberry. The film debuted at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and was broadcast by ABC on February 25, 2008. According to Nielsen Media Research, the program was watched by 12.7 million viewers and ranked #9 in the ratings for the week ending March 2, 2008.
  3. "A Raisin in the Sun" is a TV program.

Writings

  1. "A Raisin in the Sun" is a play by Lorraine Hansberry that debuted on Broadway in 1959. The title comes from the poem "Harlem" by Langston Hughes. The story is based upon a black family's experiences in the Washington Park Subdivision of Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood.
    • also known as "Lorraine Hansberry's A raisin in the sun"; "A raisin in the sun ; and, The sign in Sidney Brustein's window"; "A raisin in the sun. The sign in Sidney Brustein's window"; 豔陽高照
    • characters:
      • Ruth Younger
      • Carl Lindner
      • Walter Lee Younger
      • Lena Younger
      • Beneatha Younger
  2. "A raisin in the sun" is a book by Emily Hutchinson.

Miscellanea

  1. A Raisin In The Sun is a 2014 theater production of the play by Lorraine Hansberry.
  2. A Raisin in the Sun is a 2004 theater production of the play by Lorraine Hansberry.
  3. A Raisin in the Sun is a 1959-1960 theater production of the play by Lorraine Hansberry.
  4. A Raisin In The Sun is a 1986 touring theater production of the play by Lorraine Hansberry.
    • award:
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (for the production at the Kennedy Center) nomination for Esther Rolle
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Non-Resident Production (for the production at The Kennedy Center) nomination for The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production (for the production at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts) nomination for Delroy Lindo
  5. A Raisin in the Sun is a 2006-2007 theater production of the play by Lorraine Hansberry.
    • award: - Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play nomination for Deidra LaWan Starnes
  6. A Raisin In The Sun is a 2005 theater production of the play A Raisin In The Sun by Lorraine Hansberry.
    • award:
      • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role nomination for Noma Dumezweni
      • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role, received by Noma Dumezweni
  7. A Raisin in the Sun is a 1987 theater production of the play by Lorraine Hansberry.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Literature and Criticism (2002)

by Martin Coyle, Honorary Professorial Fellow Peter Garside, Peter Garside, Malcolm Kelsall, Professor of English Malcolm Kelsall, Professor, John Peck

Forty years later, in the next milestone of black women's drama, Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun (1959), the representation of what it means to love as a mother and to be a black American woman requires an even more hybrid form of ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature: A - C (2005)

by Emmanuel Sampath Nelson

Many critics considered A Raisin in the Sun to have presented the most realistic exploration of African American domestic life of its time. In its dramatization of the Younger family, A Raisin in the Sun gave America a glimpse of the struggles and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Theater (2008)

by Anthony D. Hill, Douglas Q. Barnett

A Raisin in the Sun, outstanding revival (2003—4); Phylicia Allen- Rashad, ...

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