The Arden Blog Category: A Raisin in the Sun

More on Raisin, past and present

April 8, 2013

Throughout our production of A Raisin in the Sun, we’ve been learning about the inspiration for the production, and how this landmark play has influenced other artists. Here are three…

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The right hair for Raisin

April 1, 2013

By Alison Roberts, pharm Costume Designer I had a wonderful time designing the costumes for the Arden Theatre Company’s production of A Raisin in the Sun. I had been looking…

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Opening Night of A Raisin in the Sun

March 27, 2013

Arden friends and artists gathered on March 13 to celebrate opening night of A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play directed by Walter Dallas. Members of the Sylvan Society…

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A Raisin in the Sun – Submit your Creative Response

March 15, 2013

In 1925, Langston Hughes wrote his poem Harlem, which begins: What happens to a dream deferred?       Does it dry up       like a raisin in the sun?  …

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Bites, Drama, Access: Endgame

February 26, 2013

by Bryan Kerr, Education Associate It’s no understatement to say that we were curious how our Teen Arden students would react to our current show–Endgame. Since Beckett is more often a…

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Act One: Chicago, the early 1950s – Assistant Stage Managing A Raisin in the Sun

February 11, 2013

By Sophie Kruip, >for sale Arden Professional Apprentice Class 20 We’re just over halfway through the program (four shows down, three to go!) and the final three apprentices who have…

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