Debuting in 1959 and nominated for multiple Tony Awards, A Raisin in the Sun was the first play written by a black woman to be produced on Broadway.

In this groundbreaking drama proceeds from a life insurance policy give the Younger family hope for a better life. Can their “dreams deferred” be realized by moving into a home in an all-white neighborhood when they are confronted with conflicting desires within the family and racial prejudice outside their door?

[Raisin] “changed American theater forever.”The New York Times

“a tough and truthful drama”Time Magazine

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REVIEWS

4.5 STARS: PlayMakers Rep’s ambitious double staging of A Raisin in the Sun and Clybourne Park
IndyWeek
by Byron Woods

5 STARS: Theater Review, A Raisin in the Sun
Duke Chronicle
by Jamie Kessler

PlayMakers Rep’s A RAISIN IN THE SUN Brings 1950s Chicago to the Triangle

PlayMakers Rep’s A RAISIN IN THE SUN Brings 1950s Chicago to the Triangle

PlayMakers Rep’s A Raisin in the Sun brings 1950s Chicago to the Triangle
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by Larisa Mount

PlayMakers Rep’s Double Header of A Raisin in the Sun and Clybourne Park Packs a Wallop
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by Jesse R. Gephart
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PlayMakers Ignites Conversations on Prejudice, Dignity, and the Human Condition with A Raisin in the Sun
Classical Voice of North Carolina
by Spencer Powell

PlayMakers Repertory Company Breathes New Life into a Classic
Triangle Arts & Entertainment
by Susie Potter

Rotating shows raise conversations worth having
The Daily Tar Heel
by Mary Feddeman

Fine pairing explores race, gender and class over generations
The News & Observer
by Roy C. Dicks

PREVIEWS

DG Martin, Who’s Talking
WCHL 97.9 FM
an interview with DG Martin

‘Raisin’, ‘Clybourne Park’ back-to-back at PlayMakers
The Triangle Tribune
by Maria Magher

‘Raisin in the Sun’ and ‘Clybourne Park’ both on stage
The Herald-Sun
by Dawn Baumgartner Vaughan

PlayMakers Repertory Company Confronts Prejudice in Shows
The Daily Tar Heel
by Josephine Yurcaba

“A Raisin in the Sun”
The Independent Weekly
by Byron Woods

PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “A Raisin in the Sun” and “Clybourne Park”
Triangle Arts & Entertainment
by Robert McDowell

Best Theater Picks
The News & Observer
by Roy C. Dicks

Photo Flash: First Look at PlayMakers Rep’s A RAISIN IN THE SUN and CLYBOURNE PARK
BroadwayWorld.com

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