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This new recording of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play chronicles a working-class African-American family struggling to maintain dignity in a harsh world. With her late husband’s insurance money finally in hand, Mama Lena dreams of moving to a better home. However, her children have other plans: Walter Lee wants to buy a liquor store, and Beneatha wants to go to medical school. What happens when family dreams drastically diverge? A Raisin in the Sun is a seminal American drama and a heroic testament to hope.
Recorded before a live audience.
Air Date: February 17, 2018
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In Lydia Diamond’s powerful comedy-drama, sensitive ‘Spoon’ LeVay and his brother, Flip, see their weekend at the family home on Martha’s Vineyard as a perfect opportunity to introduce their girlfriends to their upper class African-American parents. Instead, they stumble into a domestic powder keg that exposes secrets of prejudice, hypocrisy, and adultery.
Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in November of 2007.
Air Date: February 24, 2018