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Raisin in the sun

In 1950s Chicago, three generations of Youngers live in a run-down apartment. As these black Americans struggle to overcome a variety of challenges, hope suddenly looms on the horizon. The family's matriarch is poised to receive insurance money from her husband's death and everyone's future hinges on how she plans on using it.

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  • "In 1950s Chicago, three generations of Youngers live in a run-down apartment. As these black Americans struggle to overcome a variety of challenges, hope suddenly looms on the horizon. The family's matriarch is poised to receive insurance money from her husband's death and everyone's future hinges on how she plans on using it."@en
  • "A play about a black family's struggle to buy a house in a white neighborhood, after the father dies. An insurance check can allow the Youngers to escape their frustrating life in a crowded Chicago apartment, but escape means different things to each family member. It deals with their attempt to maintain dignity, self-respect, and a sense of humanity."
  • "A play about a black family's struggle to buy a house in a white neighborhood, after the father dies. An insurance check can allow the Youngers to escape their frustrating life in a crowded Chicago apartment, but escape means different things to each family member. It deals with their attempt to maintain dignity, self-respect, and a sense of humanity."@en
  • "This new recording of Lorraine Hansberry's classic play chronicles a working-class African-American family struggling to maintain dignity in a harsh world. With her late husband's insurance money finally in hand, Mama Lena dreams of moving to a better home. However, her children have other plans: Walter Lee wants to buy a liquor store, and Beneatha wants to go to medical school. What happens when family dreams drastically diverge?--container."@en
  • "A play about a black family's struggle to buy a house in a white neighborhood, and their attempt to maintain dignity, self-respect, and a sense of humanity."@en
  • ""In this powerful American classic, a black family desperately struggles to maintain its dignity, self-respect and humanity. When the Younger family recieves a life insurance settlement, they suddenly have a way to realize the American dream. But the family becomes divided over Mrs. Younger's plans to escape their Southside Chicago tenement and move to a white, middle-class neighborhood. Dramatically brought to life by actors who played in the landmark Broadway production in 1959, this recording of the prize-winning play by one of America's leading playwrights also features Lloyd Richards repeating his role as director.""
  • "When it was first produced in 1959, A Raisin in the Sun was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for that season and hailed as a watershed in American drama. A pioneering work by an African-American playwright, the play was a radically new representation of black life. "A play that changed American theater forever.""
  • "In 1950s Chicago, three generations of Youngers live in a run-down apartment. As these black Americans struggle to overcome a variety of challenges, hope suddenly looms on the horizon. The family's matriarch is poised to receive insurance money from her husband's death."@en
  • "In 1950s Chicago, three generations of Youngers live in a run-down apartment. As these black Americans struggle to overcome a variety of challenges, hope suddenly looms on the horizon. The family's matriarch is poised to receive insurance money from her husband's death."
  • ""In this powerful American classic, a black family desperately struggels to maintain its dignity, self-respect and humanity. When the Younger family receives a life insurance settlement, they suddenly have a way to realize the American dream. But the family becomes divided over Mrs' Younger's plan to use the money to escape their Southside Chicago tenement and move to a white, middle-class neighborhood"--Container."@en
  • "American classic about a black family that desperately struggles to maintain its dignity, self-respect and humanity."@en

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