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Mama knows best: the Huntington's feel-good A Raisin in the Sun

Fifty-four years after its groundbreaking Broadway premiere, Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun remains as dense, and as concentrated, as its title fruit.

By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  March 22, 2013
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Luck of the Irish is good for the Huntington

There is more than one way to view A Raisin in the Sun .
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By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 20, 2012
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Review: The Huntington's Ruined

Even if it did not ride piggyback on the monumental shoulders of Bertolt Brecht, Lynn Nottage's 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner, Ruined , would stand tall.
Plus Company One's Neighbors
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 21, 2011

Play by play: March 6, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
Plays from A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 03, 2009
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Black power

The centerpiece of George C. Wolfe's 1986 satire The Colored Museum is a scathing sketch called The Last Mama-on-the-Couch Play . A Raisin in the Sun is the über-mama-on-the-couch play
Trinity Rep's powerful Raisin In the Sun
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 12, 2009
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A Raisin in the Sun at Trinity

The centerpiece of George C. Wolfe's 1986 satire The Colored Museum is a scathing sketch called The Last Mama-on-the-Couch Play . A Raisin in the Sun is the über-mama-on-the-couch play.
Plus Zeitgeist's Bad Jazz
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 10, 2009


Social studies

She was simply trying to shape an incident in her life into convincing theater.
Trinity brings new life to A Raisin In the Sun
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 03, 2009
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Winter's tales

The cold season heats up on Boston boards
The cold season heats up on Boston boards
By LIZA WEISSTUCH  |  December 29, 2008