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Friday Apr 18 | Digital Post Production

A Raisin in the Sun Is Broadways Hit of the Season at My Box Office Tickets

Can a play based in the 1950s South Side Chicago depicting the struggles of one family relate to those of today? The answer seems to be an astounding YES in Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun," which opened April 3rd at the Barrymore Theatre in New York City.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Audra McDonald, Video Games Live & More Included in RPO's Full 2014-15 Season

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra announced its 2014-15 Philharmonics and Pops concerts in February, but today reveals the remainder of its 92nd season, presented by Dawn & Jacques Lipson.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Audra McDonald performing with RPO next season

Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will perform with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra on Jan. 17, 2015, one of several new concerts announced by the RPO Wednesday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Playbill

Broadway Box-Office Analysis, April 7-13: Lady Day and Cripple of Inishmaan Play to Packed Houses

Bullets Over Broadway , the Woody Allen musical which opened April 10 to some very good reviews and some not-very-good reviews, played to 86% capacity houses at the St. James and pulled in 62% of its box-office potential.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

President Obama attends 'A Raisin in the Sun'

Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in "A Raisin in the Sun" are hard to come by, but one man managed it - President Barack Obama.

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Playbill

on Opening Night: Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill-Audra Takes a Holiday

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill , a play with music that opened at Club Circle in the Square April 13, represents the best of both worlds for Audra McDonald, who has five Tonys pretty evenly divided between straight acting and singing .

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Spotlights Lady Day Star Audra McDonald's Soaring Career

In honor of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill's opening on Broadway tonight, BroadwayWorld decided to highlight Tony- and Drama Desk Award-winning actress Audra McDonald 's body of work.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

KRAV-FM Tulsa

President Obama attends 'A Raisin in the Sun'

Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in "A Raisin in the Sun" are hard to come by, but one man managed it - President Barack Obama.

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NBC29

President Obama attends 'A Raisin in the Sun'

Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in "A Raisin in the Sun" are hard to come by, but one man managed it - President Barack Obama.

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National Public Radio

President Obama Attends 'A Raisin In The Sun'

Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in "A Raisin in the Sun" are hard to come by, but one man managed it - President Barack Obama.

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CNN

Obama caps two days of civil rights focus at landmark play

After two speeches heralding the civil rights movement and its impact on his life, President Barack Obama on Friday took in a revival of 'A Raisin in the Sun,' the landmark play chronicling racial tension on Chicago's South Side.

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Playbill

Photo Call: Audra McDonald Is Billie Holiday in Broadway's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

Directed by Tony Award nominee Lonny Price , Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill began previews March 25. The Broadway production is a limited, 10-week engagement.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Review: Washington great in 'A Raisin in the Sun'

NEW YORK -- Talk leading up to opening night of the latest Broadway revival of "A Raisin in the Sun" hinted at flaws -- it was coming back too soon, a lead actress had to be replaced late, and Denzel Washington is just too old for it.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

DVDCreation Reviews

A Raisin In The Sun And Aladdin Tickets Dominate the New Broadway...

Denzel Washington leads the cast of A Raisin In The Sun on Broadway . LaTanya Richardson Jackson, the wife of actor Samuel L. Jackson, plays Washingtons mother in this play about a young black family trying to escape from a rough Chicago neighborhood in the 1950s.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Broadway Director Kenny Leon Opens Theater Doors To New Audiences

Stage director Kenny Leon is one of the most sought-after creative talents on Broadway today, even if he isn't a household name.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

PennLive.com

Pulitzer-Winning Comedy about Race and Real Estate at Open Stage

This is good news for me and for all of us. I missed this highly acclaimed play when it was off and on Broadway and have been regretting it ever since.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Denzel Washington on 'Raisin' and Sidney Poitier

The Denzel Washington you meet backstage at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre is not exactly living a glamorous Hollywood life.

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TheIndyChannel

Critics rave about Denzel Washington's... Denzel Washington's return...

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Playbill

on Opening Night: a Raisin in the Sun - Deferring Denzel's Dream

Playbill.com offers a behind-the-scenes look at opening night of the Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun .

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

USA Today

'Raisin in the Sun' shines with Denzel Washington

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Directed by Daniel Petrie

Starring Sidney Poitier and Claudia McNeil

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