A Raisin in the Sun
By Lorraine Hansberry
Set on Chicago's South Side, the plot revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of the Younger family: son Walter Lee, his wife Ruth, his sister Beneatha, his son Travis and matriarch Lena. When her deceased husband's insurance money comes through, Mama Lena dreams of moving to a new home and a better neighborhood in Chicago. Walter Lee, a chauffeur, has other plans, however: buying a liquor store and being his own man. Beneatha dreams of medical school. The tensions and prejudice they face form this seminal American drama. Sacrifice, trust and love among the Younger family and their heroic struggle to retain dignity in a harsh and changing world is a searing and timeless document of hope and inspiration.
Produced by Village Playhouse at Inspiration Stuidos, Inspiration Studios 1500 South 73rd Street West Allis, Wisconsin
Performances: February 5-21, 2016
February 5, 2016 7:30 PM
February 6, 2016 7:30 PM
February 12, 2016 7:30 PM
February 13, 2016 7:30 PM
February 19, 2016 7:30 PM
February 20, 2016 7:30 PM
February 21, 2016 2:00 PM
Ticket Prices: $17.00 Adults $15.00 Students/Senior Citizens
Call 414-207-4879 for reservations or more information.
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