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Reading of "A Raisin in the Sun"
Thursday, October 16, 2014
7:00am to 8:00pm
Hood Museum of Art, Second-floor galleries
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Hood Museum of Art
Intended Audiences: Public
Categories: Arts , Exhibitions

16 October, Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
Second-floor galleries
Reading of A Raisin in the Sun
The Hood Museum of Art and Northern Stage partner to present a live dramatic reading of Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 play A Raisin in the Sun, revived this year on Broadway. Professional and Dartmouth student actors will read the play—which chronicles a few weeks in the life of an African American family in Chicago in the 1950s—within the exhibition galleries for Witness. Join us for light refreshments and an introduction to the exhibition at 7 p.m., with the reading beginning at 8 p.m. Seating is limited within the exhibition galleries; a live feed will allow for overflow in the Hood Auditorium. No tickets required.

Image caption: Photo of a scene from the play A Raisin in the Sun. From left-Louis Gossett (George Murchison), Ruby Dee (Ruth Younger) and Sidney Poitier (Walter Younger). Everyone shown in the photo reprised their roles in the 1961 film.

For more information, contact: 
Alison Palizzolo

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

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