A Raisin in the Sun (Broadway)
A Raisin in the Sun (Broadway)
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A Raisin in the Sun (Broadway) NYC Reviews and Tickets

92%
(64 Ratings)
Positive
97%
Mixed
3%
Negative
0%
Members say
Great acting, Absorbing, Great writing, Entertaining, Masterful

About the Show

The first play written by an African American woman to be produced on Broadway, Lorraine Hansberry’s landmark 1959 play, 'A Raisin in the Sun,' explores racism, family conflict, and the fantasy of the American Dream.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (64)

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115 Reviews | 47 Followers
100
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You like a new take on a classic piece with superb acting .

Don't see it if If you are bothered by changes to classics and if you can’t sit for 3 hours.

51 Reviews | 6 Followers
100
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Intense, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You want to see a strong African American family's story and Denzel Washington in person.

Don't see it if You do not want a serious piece of drama very well acted

509 Reviews | 337 Followers
100
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if Amazing acting by everyone. Memorable.

Don't see it if You want to see something light.

336 Reviews | 46 Followers
99
Absorbing, Great acting, Epic, Great writing, Masterful

See it if you want to see excellent theater and excellent acting

Don't see it if There is no reason not to see it

68 Reviews | 10 Followers
92
Clever, Delightful, Dated, Great acting, Resonant

See it if You enjoy great acting and seeing culture for exactly what it is.

Don't see it if You don't understand that all BLACK PEOPLE ARE NOT THUGS AND DRUGS DEALERS. Shows a real black family trying to make it the honest way.

475 Reviews | 192 Followers
90
Entertaining, Great writing, Masterful, Great acting, Resonant

See it if you want to see exceptional acting bring Lorraine Hansberry's touching writing to life; if you are engaged by classic American works.

Don't see it if you tire of family dramas, mind the slight feeling of datedness, or are looking for a fresh reinterpretation of this classic play.

548 Reviews | 1899 Followers
88
Great acting, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if You love Denzel! He has amazing per usual. Well staged revival. (Accidentally reviewed Harlem rep version prior)

Don't see it if You don't like plays on the heavier side or family stories.

235 Reviews | 232 Followers
88
Delightful, Funny, Great acting

See it if What a cast! Absorbing for sure.

Don't see it if You don't like play revivals.

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