A Raisin in the Sun (The Public Theater)
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A Raisin in the Sun (The Public Theater)
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A Raisin in the Sun (The Public Theater) NYC Reviews and Tickets

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Great acting, Great writing, Absorbing, Masterful, Thought-provoking

A fresh, new revival of Lorraine Hansberry's classic play about race and home.

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885 Reviews | 910 Followers
76
Safe, Entertaining, Dejá vu, Great writing, Great acting

See it if It's a solid show especially if you haven't seen it before. Great performances, with great use of set. Entertaining.

Don't see it if you have seen the play before and were hoping for a new take or something fresh from it. This is very straightforward.

859 Reviews | 1009 Followers
75
Great writing, Relevant, Great acting

See it if You've never seen this play before and want to see great performances.

Don't see it if You aren't in the mood for a 3+ hour play. Some scenes are slow. Wish these revivals would also revise the runtime to a shorter length.

486 Reviews | 719 Followers
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Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you’re looking for a masterclass in acting in a show with themes of shifting values, injustice, and dreams clashing with reality.

Don't see it if you have a hard time sitting still for three hours.

413 Reviews | 103 Followers
93
Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you want to show that is after over 60 years is still relevant and powerful with a terrific cast and director

Don't see it if small errors in the staging and the almost always ill advised expository epilogue damage a production too much for you to enjoy Read more

339 Reviews | 102 Followers
90
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You want to see a masterful revival of a brilliant play. Three hours went by in a flash. Still so relevant today.

Don't see it if No reason not to see this brilliant production.

252 Reviews | 43 Followers
81
Slow, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You like a timeless drama with universal themes.

Don't see it if Don’t have patience. The story is brilliant and the acting is great but the pacing is not good.

222 Reviews | 153 Followers
75
Intelligent, Great writing, Ambitious

See it if I have seen this show several times and this is my least fave production as the acting quirks took me out of the show. Didn't ring true.

Don't see it if Some of the stage directions and changes in the character's mannerisms just seemed very contrived.

205 Reviews | 65 Followers
85
L-o-n-g

See it if you can sit for 3 hours (15 min intermission). Excellent acting, direction.

Don't see it if u don't want 2 be depressed. Prejudice still exists, evil/desperate people take adv of others b/c of their own need to survive, future... Read more