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About Raisin in the Sun

Thomas Barrett, aged 17. In a rented apartment on Chicago’s South Side, the Younger family is full of hope, dreams, grief, and big plans. Their beloved father has died, and the money from his life insurance policy could change their lives.

Mama wants to put down roots in a home of her own. Her daughter Beneatha has her heart set on becoming a doctor. But her son Walter Lee thinks the money is his to spend — and he’s willing to sacrifice his values and his family to get what he wants. Each must face what it means to escape the confines of a segregated society. How do you create a meaningful life in a world designed to keep you down?

Ground-breaking, pioneering and challenging, Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun” broke barriers as the first play by a Black woman on Broadway. Directed by Tinuke Craig (Jitney, The Color Purple), this classic family drama full of humour and heart, remains relevant and powerful in a world still divided by inequality.

Accessible Performances:
Chilled Environment: Wednesday 23 October, 1.30pm
Open Captioned: Thursday 24 October, 7.30pm
Audio Described: Saturday 26 October, 2.30pm
BSL Interpreted: Monday 28 October, 7.30pm

Run time

2hr 45min. Incl. 1 interval.

Start date

8th October, 2024

End date

2nd November, 2024

Categories

Plays, Off West End

Age

Ages 14+.

Venue

Lyric Hammersmith

King Street, Lyric Square, London, United Kingdom, W6 0QL

Directions

Location: Fringe/Off West End
Railway station: West Brompton
Bus numbers: 190, 266, 267, 391, H91
Night bus numbers: N9, N11

Frequently asked questions

What is Raisin in the Sun about?

Thomas Barrett, aged 17. In a rented apartment on Chicago’s South Side, the Younger family is full of hope, dreams, grief, and big plans. Their beloved father has died, and the money from his life insurance policy could change their lives.

What is the running time of Raisin in the Sun?

Raisin in the Sun runs for 2hr 45min. Incl. 1 interval.

Which theatre is Raisin in the Sun at?

Raisin in the Sun is at London's Lyric Hammersmith.

How much are tickets for Raisin in the Sun?

Raisin in the Sun tickets start at £18.

What is the age recommendation for Raisin in the Sun?

Ages 14+.

How do you get tickets for Raisin in the Sun?

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