Playbill for A Raisin in the Sun

Playbill for A Raisin in the Sun. White background with yellow box at top; photograph below depicting a short-haired woman looking to the right. [PLAYBILL/ROYALE THEATRE/A RAISIN/ IN THE/SUN/by/Lorraine Hansberry/WWW.PLAYBILL.COM] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 2004.
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
Royale Theatre, American, founded 1927
Subject of
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965
Sean Combs, American, born 1969
Audra McDonald, German-American, born 1970
Phylicia Rashad, American, born 1948
Sanaa Lathan, American, born 1971
David Aaron Baker, American, born 1963
Laurence Ballard, American
Teagle F. Bougere
Frank Harts, American, born 1979
Billy Eugene Jones
Kenneth Alexander Mitchell, Canadian, born 1974
Bill Nunn, American, 1952 - 2016
African American
Broadway Theatre
Drama (Theatre)
Tragedy (Theatre)
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
ink on paper
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (21.6 x 13.7 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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