A Raisin in the Sun | TimeLine Theatre Company | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader
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When: Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 7 2013
Phone: 773-281-8463
Price: $35-$48
"Seem like God didn't see fit to give the black man nothing but dreams," someone says in A Raisin in the Sun. Hearing that line on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom—which is when TimeLine Theatre Company's excellent revival of Lorraine Hansberry's classic drama had its opening night—felt a little like being doused in cold water. Still, there's something in it. Despite important gains, it's hard to deny that 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech—and 150 years after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation—racial equality in America remains a dream deferred. Continue reading >>


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