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‘A Raisin In The Sun’ Rounds Out Cast For Broadway Revival To Star Denzel Washington And Diahann Carroll

‘A Raisin In The Sun’ Rounds Out Cast For Broadway Revival To Star Denzel Washington And Diahann Carroll

The supporting cast has been set for the revival of the Lorraine Hansberry play A Raisin In The Sun, headlined by Tony-winning Fences star Denzel Washington and Diahann Carroll, who is making her first Broadway appearance in 30 years. They have set a September 21 on-sale date for tickets to the 14-week limited engagement. Previews begin March 8 before an opening night April 3, 2014 at the Barrymore Theatre. That is where the original production opened in 1959, which will be 55 years ago when the revival opens. Kenny Leon is directing and Scott Rudin is producing. Added to the cast are David Cromer, who directed the Obie-winning Our Town and Tribes. He will play Karl Lindner; also new to the cast is 13-year-old Bryce Clyde Jenkins, who makes his Broadway debut as Travis Younger. Set on Chicago’s South Side, A Raisin In The Sun revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of

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