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The members of the Younger family dream bigger than the small house where they live on the south side of Chicago in the 1950s. When their deceased father’s insurance money comes through, those dreams might actually become reality. Walter Lee wants to run his own business and earn financial independence, but his sister Beneatha dreams of attending medical school. Meanwhile, their mother Lena wants to move them all to a bigger home in a white neighborhood. What will finally allow the Youngers to move up in the world, and who will have their dreams deferred? National Players is honored to portray this award-winning drama with a universal story about an African American family dealing with prejudice, history, and a world where everything changes.

by Lorraine Hansberry 
directed by Christopher Michael Richardson

Masks and proof of COVID vaccination are required at all performances of A Raisin in the SunThose under 12 who are not yet eligible for the COVID vaccine must be masked and accompanied by a vaccinated adult. At this time, we do not accept proof of a recent negative COVID test in lieu of vaccination. Visit our Health and Safety page for more information.

2021-2022 Season
Part of the 2021-2022 Season
  • Tamir Cousins-Ali 

    Joseph Asagai
  • Savannah Gomez 

    Lena Younger
  • Ariya Hawkins

    Beneatha Younger
  • Melanie A. Lawrence

    Ruth Younger
  • Lorenzo Miguel

  • Walter C.A. Riddle 

    Walter Lee Younger
  • Taylor Ryan Rivers

    Travis Younger
  • Sean Patrick Ryan 

    Karl Lindner
  • Sabrina Lynne Sawyer

    Mrs. Johnson
  • Phillip Snider 

    Stage Manager

A Raisin In The Sun

September 2 - September 4 2021

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