April 4, 2014 – A Raisin In The Sun Cast Members: Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, David Cromer, Bryce ClydeJenkins, Sophie Okonedo, Anika Noni Rose Stephen Tyrone Williams, Jason Dirden,Stephen Mckinley Henderson A Raisin In The Sun Creative Team Author: Lorraine Hansberry Director: Kenny Leon Set Design: Mark Thompson Costume Design: Ann Roth Lighting Design: Brian MacDevitt
David Cromer as Karl Lindner, Bryce Clyde Jenkins as Travis Younger, LaTanya Richardson Jackson as Lena Younger, Anika Noni Rose as Beneatha Younger, Denzel Washington as Walter Younger and Sophie Okonedo as Ruth Younger in A Raisin in the Sun
Sophie Okonedo as Ruth Younger, Denzel Washington as Walter Younger and Anika Noni Rose as Beneatha Younger
Denzel Washington as Walter Younger and LaTanya Richardson Jackson as Lena Younger
Opening night April 23, 2014 at the Barrymore Theatre for the 2014
Broadway revival of
Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun
Denzel Washington and Company Take the Stage as A Raisin in the Sun Opens on Broadway Kenny Leon’s revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s drama also stars LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo, and Anika Noni Rose.
Raisin director Kenny Leon shares a photo with playwright Lorraine Hansberry’s sister, Mamie (left), and Joi Gresham, the director of the Lorraine Hansberry Literary Trust.
ARCHIVIST and HISTORIAN
Dale Shields is a professor of theatre, director, and actor (Broadway, Off Broadway, Off Off Broadway and Regional).
The 2017 winner of The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award®, 2017 and 2015 Tony® award nominee for the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, and the winner of the 2017 AUDELCO/"VIV" Special Achievement Award. On the web, he is the archivist and historian of Iforcolor.org and Black Theatre/African American Voices [Facebook] (theatre, music, and art). He has taught classes and workshops at Susquehanna University, Denison University, Randolph-Macon College, Macalester College, The College of Wooster, Ohio University, Wayne State University, The University of Akron and the Joseph Papp Public Theatre (NYSF).
B.F.A. and M.F.A. degree from Ohio University.
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