Tony-Winning Musical Raisin Returns to New York Area

News   Tony-Winning Musical Raisin Returns to New York Area The musical version of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun plays the Astoria Performing Arts Center.
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Ebony Marshall-Oliver, Chinua B. Payne, and Brandi Knox Michael Dekker

Raisin, the stage musical adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry’s groundbreaking work A Raisin in the Sun, returns to New York City in a new revival at Astoria Performing Arts Center through May 27.

Featuring a book by Robert Nemiroff and Charlotte Zaltzberg, music by Judd Woldin, and lyrics by Robert Brittan, Raisin won the 1974 Tony Award for Best Musical.

Dev Bondarin directs a cast that includes Warren Nolan, Jr., Brandi Knox, Sarita Amani Nash, Ebony Marshall-Oliver, Chinua B. Payne, Cartreze Tucker, Greg Horton, Marcie Henderson, Joi Danielle Price, Billy Lowrimore, Shabazz Green, Tony Perry, Aaron Casey, Chris Gwynn, Vanessa Robinson, Alicia Thomas, and Maia Bedford.

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The creative team also includes Darius Smith (musical director), Tamrin Goldberg (choreographer), Jeannipher Pacheco (costume designer), Lawrence E. Moten, III (set designer), Jon Famularo (lighting designer), Emma Wilk (sound designer), Michael Cassara, CSA (casting director), Jessica Pecharsky (production stage manager), Vanna Richardson (assistant stage manager), and David Shocket (assistant lighting designer).

For tickets, priced $18, visit apacny.org. Performances take place at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St (at 30th Road), Astoria, NY.

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