Today In History
‘Lorraine Hansberry’s drama, A Raisin in the Sun, opened at the Barrymore Theater in New York on this date March 11, 1959. This was the first play written by a Black woman to be performed on Broadway.’
(photo: Lorraine Hansberry)
- CARTER Magazine
Denzel Washington and Diahann Carroll are currently starring in the latest Broadway production of this play.