Drama at the Dinner Table: Dysfunctional Dinners on Broadway

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28 Nov 2013

A Raisin in the Sun



"Eat your eggs," weary wife Ruth tells her husband Walter in hopes of quieting him when he is talking or they are arguing during Lorraine Hansberry's drama about "a dream deferred." The technique doesn't always work to Ruth's liking; instead of eating his breakfast, Walter knocks it to the floor and begins berating her for not supporting him in the way he needs.

Audra McDonald and Sean Combs
photo by Joan Marcus


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