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A Raisin in the Sun (Harlem Rep)
Harlem
86

A Raisin in the Sun (Harlem Rep) NYC Reviews and Tickets

86%
(127 Reviews)
Positive
94%
Mixed
5%
Negative
1%
Members say
Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Relevant

About the Show

Harlem Rep presents Lorraine Hansberry's classic play about a working-class African-American family that faces financial salvation or personal ruin after receiving a substantial insurance payment.

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Member Reviews (127)

89
Absorbing, Funny, Must see, Relevant, Resonant

See it if If you like a great story with meaning. Very deep story about family, what money can do to it. Very good acting, staging

Don't see it if If you don't like a family story that can touch at the root of families.

85
Ambitious, Acute, Affecting, Important

See it if you would like to experience a moving production of a landmark play in a community context & done on a shoestring budget.

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Critic Reviews (1)

September 14th, 2017

"The production has a phenomenal cast...This play inspires you when you look at the struggles and conflicts present in this family’s life. Hansberry just has a great way with words. And Keith Lee Grant, the director, has a way with mounting a show...This production is mesmerizing, moving and exciting to watch—there are explosive moments that will touch your heart and moments that will fill you with pride."
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