Lorraine Hansbury’s 1959 play – A Raisin in the Sun – went directly to the heart of race relations in this country. It depicted the hate that rains down on an African American family when their dream home takes them to a white neighborhood. It’s a theme reconsidered over 50 years later in the recent Tony Award winning play Clybourne Park. Coincidentally, both shows are on Boston stages right now. Jared Bowen has this look.
Greater Boston Video: A Raisin in the Sun
March 20, 2013