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A Raisin in the Sun

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until May 21, 2017

$12 - $15

The Academy is excited to present the Lorraine Hansberry classic, A Raisin in the Sun. This community theatre production will be directed by former EC Glass theatre director, Jim Ackley.
Lorraine Hansberry’s landmark drama was one of the first on Broadway to examine African-American life on the cusp of the civil rights era. Walter Younger and his mother, Lena, both yearn to move their family out of Chicago’s Southside. When Lena’s late husband’s insurance check arrives, Lena hopes to use the money to buy a house in the predominantly white neighborhood of Clybourne Park – while Walter hopes to invest the money in his own business, a liquor store.
Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm
Friday, May 19th at 7:30pm
Saturday, May 20th at 7:30pm
Sunday, May 21st at 2:00pm
Tickets: $15 Adult | $12 Senior | $12 Student
Along with this full production will be a FREE staged reading and discussion of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize winning play, Clybourne Park(it portrays fictional events set before and after the Hansberry play) on Sunday, May 21st at 7:30pm.

Details

Date:
May 19
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$12 - $15
Website:
https://academycenter.org/event/a-raisin-in-the-sun/

Organizer

Academy Center of the Arts
Phone:
434-528-3256
Website:
www.academycenter.org

Venue

Academy Warehouse Theatre
600 Main Street
Lynchburg, 24504 United States
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Website:
www.lynchburgsymphony.org