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A Raisin in the Sun


Cherokee Street Development League (a nonprofit that seeks to promote arts and cultural programming on Cherokee Street & South City STL) with Encore! Theater Group aim to bring Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun to life.


Set in Chicago’s South Side, A Raisin in the Sun charts the divergent dreams of three generations of an African-American family struggling to forge an identity in a racially segregated world. As one of the most powerful and beloved American plays ever written, it illustrates the family’s struggle for dignity, a better life, and the backlash that erupts “deferred dreams”.

2019 Show Dates

Feb 28- March 4

March 7-10

March 14-17

Join us Jan 16th at Artist Art (2643 Cherokee Street) at 5:30pm for auditions. To fill out an application, apply
https://cherokeestreet.wufoo.com/forms/s1engcno0n0shd6/.

For show times visit/ ticket purchases
https://www.cherokeestreetdevelopmentleague.org/new-events/  

To support the community involved production.
https://www.gofundme.com/6o3cfc0