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  A Raisin in the Sun at A Noise Within

A Raisin in the Sun

A Noise Within
3352 E Foothill Blvd Pasadena

The first Broadway play written by an African-American woman, A Raisin in the Sun is a masterpiece that The New York Times credits with changing American theater forever. Questions of race and politics, of assimilation and historical awareness are seamlessly interwoven in this touching and wrenching family drama, making it as powerful today as it was 50 years ago. Now A Noise Within brings this incredible story to Pasadena. The drama follows the Youngers, an African-American family attempting to move from a crowded two-bedroom apartment into a "white" neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago. But a new house is just one of the Youngers' many dreams. Three generations each yearn for different versions of a better life -- whether it's a business, a spouse or the right to live with long-denied dignity.

Thru - Apr 8, 2018

Sat, Mar 17: 8:00pm
Thu, Mar 22: 7:30pm
Sun, Mar 25: 2:00pm & 7:00pm
Fri, Mar 30: 8:00pm
Sat, Mar 31: 2:00pm
Sat, Apr 7: 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Sun, Apr 8: 2:00pm

Price: $40-$62

Show Type: Drama

Box Office: 626-356-3100

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Stage Scene LA - Highly Recommended

"...A Raisin In The Sun, Lorraine Hansberry's piercing look at racial discrimination, gender roles, family values, and burgeoning African-American identity the pre-Civil Rights Era 1950s gets revived to powerful effect at Pasadena's A Noise Within."
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Steven Stanley

Stage Raw - Highly Recommended

"...Written at a time when the country was still deeply segregated, A Raisin in the Sun is authentic in its depiction of the African American experience of everyday life, so inextricably bound up with the injustice of racial discrimination and the struggle for equality. The first play by an African American woman to be produced on Broadway - Hansberry was just 29 years old - it is still relevant today. Hansberry's story and that of her family continues to shine alight on the truth,"
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Dana Martin

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