The Justice Theater Project - Art Inspiring Change


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Photo by Ozier Muhammad  (c)

Directed by Sidney Edwards and Terra Hodge

September  13, 19 and 20 at 8:00 pm.
September  14 and 21 at 2:00 pm

ADDED SHOW: Saturday, September 20 at 2:00 pm

Sept. 20th at 2pm only will feature Gwen Veale Hendrix as Lena, Monica Williams as Ruth, and Daja Middleton as Beneatha.

All other shows: Please keep checking the etix ticking link for ticket openings.  We will open seats as they are released.

For up to date ticket availability, click TICKETS

$22 Adults, $17 Seniors/Students

NO additional $10 student tickets are available.

General Admission Seating. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime.

Please email or call us with questions or cancellations.
919-264-7089

SHOW LOCATION:
11401 Leesville Road, Raleigh, 27613
Clare Hall on the campus of St. Francis of Assisi

(Leesville road is under construction.  St. Francis of Assisi is just above Sycamore Creek Elementary on the left side of the road).

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Set on Chicago's South Side, A Raisin in the Sun revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of the Younger family: son Walter Lee, his wife Ruth, his sister Beneatha, his son Travis and matriarch Lena, called Mama.

With her deceased husband’s insurance money is in hand, Mama dreams of moving to a new home and a better neighborhood in Chicago. Walter Lee, a chauffeur, has other plans: buying a liquor store and being his own man. Beneatha dreams of medical school. The tensions and prejudice they face form this seminal American drama.

Originally produced in 1959, Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun was the first play written by an African American woman to be produced on Broadway, where it won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play. The Washington Post has called it “one of a handful of great American dramas. A Raisin in the Sun belongs in the inner circle, along with Death of a Salesman and Long Day’s Journey into Night.” The New York Times has hailed it as “the play that changed American theatre forever.


Special Events and Discussions

Saturday, September 20 7:00 pm discussion, 8:00 pm show. Sold Out
Discussion is Free, the 8pm show requires a ticket.
“Why Our History is Important”, with Dudley Flood -  How the arts help us revisit and explore important historical events.  

Sunday, September 21 – 2:00 pm show. SOLD OUT
 
The Cast:

Walter Lee Younger - Joseph Callender
Lena Younger - Rozlyn Sorrell, Gwen Veale Hendrix (understudy, Sept. 20th at 2pm and school performances)
Ruth Younger - Connie McCoy Rogers, Monica Williams (understudy, Sept. 20th at 2pm and school performances)
Beneatha Younger -Aurelia Belfield, Daja Middleton (understudy, Sept. 20th at 2pm, and school performances)
Joseph Asagai - Amadio Perez
George Murchison - Tj Swann
Bobo - Jamal Farrar
Karl Lindner - John Honeycutt
Travis Younger - Kaylon Edwards


Previous Justice Theater Project Productions