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

91%
(60 Reviews)
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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539 Reviews | 1877 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.

481 Reviews | 315 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.

371 Reviews | 150 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.

285 Reviews | 47 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

235 Reviews | 229 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.

187 Reviews | 210 Followers
87
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant

See it if you're a fan of Lorraine Hansberry's first rate writing and, Denzel Washington's, Sophie Okonedo's and LaTanya Richardson Jackson's acting

Don't see it if you are made uncomfortable by stories of race relations

68 Reviews | 9 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.

40 Reviews | 21 Followers
95
Great acting, Entertaining, Exquisite

See it if Great and tasteful show, excellent performance by Mr. Washington.

Don't see it if Sorry closed

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