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A Raisin in the Sun

By Lorraine Hansberry

February 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21

Inspiration Studios

Set on Chicago's South Side, the plot revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of the Younger family: son Walter Lee, his wife Ruth, his sister Beneatha, his son Travis and matriarch Lena. When her deceased husband's insurance money comes through, Mama Lena dreams of moving to a new home and a better neighborhood in Chicago. Walter Lee, a chauffeur, has other plans, however: buying a liquor store and being his own man. Beneatha dreams of medical school. The tensions and prejudice they face form this seminal American drama. Sacrifice, trust and love among the Younger family and their heroic struggle to retain dignity in a harsh and changing world is a searing and timeless document of hope and inspiration.


Production Staff


Audwin SHort


Rubin Whitmore II

Assistant Director

Shelly Davis

Lighting/Sound Designer

Elizabeth Havican

Costume Designer

Teral Sondrup

Ligting/Sound Tech

Audwin Short

House Manager/Box Office Mnager

Mary Breitrick


Graphic Design

Derek Jacobs

Set Construction

Derek Jacoba

Gabe Rosenthal

Sudwin SHort

Scottt Sorenson


Erico Ortiz

Audwin Short


Erico Ortiz



Lena (Mama) Younger

Azeeza Islam

Walter Lee Younger

Corey Wilson

Ruth Younger Tiha Nixon
Beneatha Younger Ashley S. Jordan
Beneatha Younger (u/s) Keiandra Honeysucker
Travis Younger Josh McConnell
Joseph Asagai Adiola G. Giwa

George Murchison

Quentin Lutrell

Bobo Mario Andre
Karl Linderr Scott Sorenson
Moving Man Kavon Jones

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