A Raisin in the Sun

The Belgrade Theatre, Eclipse Theatre Company and Sheffield Theatres present

A Raisin in the Sun

By Lorraine Hansberry

Tuesday 22 - Saturday 26 March 2016

  • Presented at B2 stage
  • Tickets: £11.25 - £26.25 Concessions: £8.75 - £21.25

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Lorraine Hansberry’s ground-breaking drama, A Raisin in the Sun, is one of the great American family dramas, and stands shoulder to shoulder with the work of writers like Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams.

The Younger family are living in a small apartment that fit them when they were half their number. Their hopes, dreams and aspirations have been put on hold for years within the four walls and around the kitchen table. But when a chance to change the course of their future emerges, the pressures of opportunity threaten to overwhelm them.

This gripping portrayal of working class life on the cusp of the civil rights era bursts with intensity, as we watch the family fight against all the odds to keep their dream of a better future alive.

Age recommendation: 12+

A Raisin in the Sun production photographs

Tue 22 Mar 7:30pm Limited Availability
Wed 23 Mar 2:15pm
Wed 23 Mar 7:30pm
Thu 24 Mar 7:30pm Post-Show Discussion, Captioned Performance
Sat 26 Mar 2:15pm Audio Described
Sat 26 Mar 7:30pm

“Sings out loud, angry and true”

The Guardian

Access Performances

Captioned Performance: Thurs 24 Mar, 7.30pm
Audio Described Performance: Sat 26 Mar, 2.15pm

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