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  1. Hollywood And The Middle Class: Selling Dreams Of 'Somewhere That's Green'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KQED

    Actors Diana Sands, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil and Sidney Poitier appear in the 1961 film adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun . We don't call Hollywood a "Dream Factory" for nothing.

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  2. Hollywood And The Middle Class: Selling Dreams Of 'Somewhere That's Green'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | National Public Radio

    Actors Diana Sands, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil and Sidney Poitier appear in the 1961 film adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun . John D. Kisch/Separate Cinema Archive/Getty Images hide caption Actors Diana Sands, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil and Sidney Poitier appear in the 1961 film adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun .

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  3. 'Zoot Suit,' revival of landmark play about L.A. riots,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Zoo" playwright Rajiv Joseph. "Head of Passes" (Sept. 24-Oct. 22, 2017): Tony winner Phylicia Rashad ("A Raisin in the Sun") graces the Taper stage in a new Southern-set, biblically informed drama about family and faith from MacArthur fellowship ...

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  4. Happy Birthday To Croton's Audra McDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Cortlandt Daily Voice

    ... has appeared on stage in both dramas and musicals such as "Carousel," "Master Class," "Ragtime," "A Raisin in the Sun," and "Porgy and Bess." They are now expecting their first child and she is scheduled to go on maternity leave from "Shuffle Along" ...

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  5. Ruskin Group Theatre to Present a Raisin in the SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A new production of Lorraine Hansberry 's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Tony Award nominated Lita Gaithers Owens and featuring another Tony Award nominee, Starletta DuPois , will run this summer in Los Angeles beginning July 22nd. Ms. Dupois, known for her role as Ruth in the acclaimed American Playhouse film version, will play Lena "Mama" Younger in the Ruskin production.

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  6. Broadway AM Report, 7/1/2016 - It's Independence Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... GRILL (she will reprise her role in London next year), THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, 110 IN THE SHADE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN, HENRY IV, MARIE CHRISTINE, RAGTIME, MASTER CLASS, SOMETHING WONDERFUL, CAROUSEL and THE SECRET GARDEN. The actress has also ...

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  7. John Stamos Just Landed His Next TV Role, And It's A DoozyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    ... The Beach Boys: An American Family, Run Ronnie Run, Party Monster, Friends, Jake in Progress, ER and A Raisin in the Sun. FOX's Scream Queens was the number one new comedy for the 2015-2016 television season, and also the number one new series in ...

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  8. Broadway embraces diversity, but some urge for greater emphasis placed on non-traditional castingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The China Post

    ... year, then a drop off the next. The 2013-14 season was rich with roles for African-Americans, including "A Raisin in the Sun" starring Denzel Washington, Audra McDonald channeling Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" and the dance ...

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  9. They could have sold tickets to Broadway-themed edition of Carpool KaraokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Digital Trends

    ... Miranda stop on the busy streets of New York to pick up a trio of other stars: Audra McDonald ( Ragtime, A Raisin in the Sun, Porgy and Bess ), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (one-man-show Fully Committed ), and Jane Krakowski ( She Loves Me ). The five stars ...

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  10. Louis Gossett Jr. reflects on career as he turns 80Read the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... Gossett was privileged to learn and work with the legendary Sidney Poitier as a young actor in 1961's "A Raisin in the Sun." Mr. Poitier had already scored an actor Oscar nod for "The Defiant Ones" in 1958, and would win for "Lillies in the Field" ...

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  11. Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, a Raisin in the Sun's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Welcome to BroadwayWorld's Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, a look at some of the Tony Awards' most memorable moments from the past three decades. When Claudia McNeil was nominated for 1960's Best Leading Actress in a Play Tony Award for her performance as Lena Younger in Lorraine Hansberry 's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, it was the first time ever a black woman had been nominated in that category.

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  12. High School Musical 3 Actor Justin Martin Vows To Move On After JailingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    ... ie, Martin also appeared in Denzel Washington 's 2012 film Flight, The Soloist, and the TV adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun, as Sean 'Diddy' Combs and Audra MCDonald's son.

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  13. Actor Justin Martin Sentenced To Jail Following Police ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    ... vie, Martin also appeared in Denzel Washington's 2012 film Flight, The Soloist, and the TV adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun, as Sean 'Diddy' Combs and Audra MCDonald's son.

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  14. Audra McDonald Honored Today at New Dramatists' 2016 Spring LuncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... influential people of 2015. Aside from her Tony-winning performances in Carousel, Master Class, Ragtime, A Raisin in the Sun, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, and Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, she has appeared on Broadway in The Secret Garden, ...

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  15. Shuffle Along's Audra McDonald is Pregnant! Six-Time Tony Winner...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Broadway

    ... reprised on screen for HBO. She also garnered Tonys for her work in The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, A Raisin in the Sun, Ragtime, Master Class and Carousel. Upcoming screen credits include the live-action Beauty and the Beast and film adaptation of ...

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  16. Audra McDonald and Will Swenson Expecting a Baby; Lady Day in the West End PostponedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... their previous marriages. A record-breaking six-time Tony Award winner (Carousel, Master Class, Ragtime, A Raisin in the Sun, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill), McDonald has also appeared on Broadway in The Secret ...

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  17. Tony Nomination Snubs: Audra McDonald, Jennifer Hudson and 'American Psycho'Read the original story

    May 3, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... selection of snubs. throughout her career - for her roles in Carousel , Master Class , Ragtime , A Raisin in the Sun , Porgy and Bess and Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill - and is the only person to win across all four acting categories, meaning ...

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  18. Simply Full of Jazz! Meet the Whole Cast of 'Shuffle Along', Opening Tonight on BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... a singer and an actress. A record-breaking six-time Tony Award winner (Carousel, Master Class, Ragtime, A Raisin in the Sun, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill), she has also appeared on Broadway in The Secret Garden, ...

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  19. Cape Breton-born director behind scores of films honoured in Glace BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | CBC News

    ... movie starring Kiefer Sutherland, in Glace Bay. His body of work includes classics such as A Raisin in the Sun, starring Sydney Poitier and Lassie, along with scores of other films and television productions. "It struck me one day, Daniel Petrie has ...

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  20. Backstage at the Broadway musical "Shuffle Along"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | CBS News

    ... McDonald is a record-breaking six-time Tony Award-winner (for "Carousel," "Master Class," "Ragtime," "A Raisin in the Sun," "Porgy and Bess," and "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill"). Born in San Antonio, Karissa Royster began dancing at age three, ...

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