Lorraine Hansberry wrote the play A Raisin in the Sun in 1950 in New York; the play’s first performance was in 1959. The play touched on a very emotive topic at the time, that of racism. The play attracting a broad audience from both the…
by Lorraine Hansberry
Best topics on A Raisin in The Sun
March 11, 1959
Ethel Barrymore Theatre
South Side, Chicago
Walter Younger, Ruth Younger, Beneatha Younger, Travis Younger, Lena Younger (Mama), George Murchison, Joseph Asagai, Karl Lindner, Mrs. Johnson, Moving Men
The play's main subject is the impact of racial prejudice on the fulfillment of an African-American family's dreams.