Playbill for A Raisin in the Sun

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Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
Royale Theatre, American, founded 1927
Subject of
Hansberry, Lorraine, American, 1930 - 1965
Combs, Sean, American, born 1969
McDonald, Audra, German-American, born 1970
Rashad, Phylicia, American, born 1948
Lathan, Sanaa, American, born 1971
Baker, David Aaron, American, born 1963
Ballard, Laurence, American
Bougere, Teagle F.
Harts, Frank, American, born 1979
Jones, Billy Eugene
Mitchell, Kenneth Alexander, Canadian, born 1974
Nunn, Bill, American, 1952 - 2016
ink on paper
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (21.6 x 13.7 cm)
theater programs
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
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.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
African American
Broadway Theatre
Drama (Theatre)
Tragedy (Theatre)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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