What awards did A Raisin in the Sun win?

What awards did A Raisin in the Sun win?

The play won two 2004 Tony Awards: Best Actress in a Play (Phylicia Rashad) and Best Featured Actress in a Play (Audra McDonald), and was nominated for Best Revival of a Play and Best Featured Actress in a Play (Sanaa Lathan).

Is A Raisin in the Sun school appropriate?

In my opinion, A Raisin in the Sun is appropriate for eighth grade and up. While the language is not complicated, there are some sensitive issues to navigate: Abortion. Racism and internalized racism.

Would you recommend A Raisin in the Sun?

We’re proud to announce that our production of A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Is Raisin in the Sun boring?

Unlike most plays, A Raisin in the Sun isn’t overly wordy, and not a single moment is boring. It’s terribly sad, but still a bit optimistic at times, and very thought-provoking.

What grade level is a raisin in the sun?

9 – 12
A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
Topics: Social Issues, Made into Movies, African American History/Interest
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: DRA001000, DRA019000, DRA001010
Grade: 9 – 12

Who was the author of A Raisin in the Sun?

A RAISIN IN THE SUN began its life as play by Lorraine Hansberry, written right as the Civil Rights Movement was beginning, about an African-American family living in poverty in Chicago and dreaming of more.

What was the tone of A Raisin in the Sun?

Tone (the narrator’s attitude toward the subject – including the level of formality) In A Raisin in the Sun, the Youngers defy social norms and injustice by moving into a “white neighborhood.” They take a great risk to protest the status quo and break the color barrier of Clybourne Park. Hansberry’s drama is her protest of a social injustice.

How old is Beneatha in A Raisin in the Sun?

Beneatha is an intellectual. Twenty years old, she attends college and is better educated than the rest of the Younger family. Some of her personal beliefs and views have distanced her from conservative Mama. She dreams of being a doctor and struggles to determine her identity as a well-educated black woman.

How old is Mama in A Raisin in the Sun?

Twenty years old, she attends college and is better educated than the rest of the Younger family. Some of her personal beliefs and views have distanced her from conservative Mama. She dreams of being a doctor and struggles to determine her identity as a well-educated black woman. Lena Younger (“Mama”) – Walter and Beneatha’s mother.