The first Broadway play written by an African-American woman, "A Raisin in the Sun" is a masterpiece that "The New York Times" credits with changing American theater forever. First produced in 1959 and adapted two years later into a now-classic film starring Sidney Poitier, "A Raisin in the Sun" is as powerful today as it was 50 years ago. Now Harlem Repertory Theatre presents the limited return of this incredible story to their stage -- a story that follows the Youngers, an African-American family attempting to move from a crowded two-bedroom apartment into a "white" neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago. But a new house is just one of the Youngers' many dreams. Three generations each yearn for different versions of a better life -- whether it's a business, or a spouse, or the right to live with long-denied dignity.
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