A RAISIN IN THE SUN
September 27 - November 6, 2022 Run Time: 2 hours, 50 minutes with intermission
A RAISIN IN THE SUN
By Lorraine Hansberry
Directed by Robert O’Hara
Lorraine Hansberry’s A RAISIN IN THE SUN comes to Astor Place this fall in Hansberry's Public Theater debut. Directed by Tony Award nominee Robert O’Hara, this fresh look at a classic proves to be as provocative and powerful today as it was in 1959.
Lena Younger has decided to use her late husband’s life insurance to move her family out of their cramped apartment on Chicago’s South Side. Her son, Walter Lee, has other ideas. This innovative new production of an American classic fearlessly interrogates the American dream in the face of racial and economic strife.
Health & Safety
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Content and Production Effect Warning
TUE 09/27 7:00 PM Joseph Papp Free Performance
WED 09/28 7:00 PM
THU 09/29 8:00 PM Young Partner Night - Please contact the Partners Desk to RSVP
FRI 09/30 7:00 PM
SAT 10/01 7:00 PM
SUN 10/02 7:00 PM
TUE 10/04 7:00 PM
WED 10/05 7:00 PM
THU 10/06 7:00 PM
FRI 10/07 7:00 PM
SAT 10/08 1:00 PM Community Performance
SAT 10/08 7:00 PM
SUN 10/09 1:00 PM
SUN 10/09 7:00 PM
TUE 10/11 7:00 PM
WED 10/12 8:00 PM Partner Reception - Please contact the Partners Desk to RSVP
THU 10/13 7:00 PM
FRI 10/14 7:00 PM
SAT 10/15 1:00 PM
SAT 10/15 7:00 PM
SUN 10/16 1:00 PM
SUN 10/16 7:00 PM
TUE 10/18 7:00 PM
WED 10/19 7:00 PM Opening Night
THU 10/20 7:00 PM
FRI 10/21 7:00 PM
SAT 10/22 1:00 PM
SAT 10/22 7:00 PM
SUN 10/23 1:00 PM
SUN 10/23 7:00 PM
TUE 10/25 8:00 PM
WED 10/26 7:00 PM
THU 10/27 7:00 PM
FRI 10/28 7:00 PM
SAT 10/29 1:00 PM Open Caption
SAT 10/29 7:00 PM
SUN 10/30 1:00 PM
SUN 10/30 7:00 PM
TUE 11/01 7:00 PM
WED 11/02 7:00 PM American Express Card Member performance, followed by a special post-show event. Access tickets by using your American Express Card.
THU 11/03 7:00 PM
FRI 11/04 7:00 PM
SAT 11/05 1:00 PM American Sign Language (ASL)
SAT 11/05 7:00 PM
SUN 11/06 1:00 PM
SUN 11/06 7:00 PM
Tickets start at $80, plus fees*
Public Supporter and Partner tickets start at $65
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- Open Caption performance October 29, 2022, 1:00PM
- American Sign Language Interpretation performance November 5, 2022, 1:00PM
- Audio Description performance date pending, check back soon.
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