Jan. 21 - Feb. 6 | Tickets at therep.org
This award-winning drama tells the story of an African American family living on Chicago's south side in the 1950s. Recently widowed, Lena Younger receives a life insurance check and plans to buy a house for her family, freeing them from the cramped tenement she shares with her two children, daughter-in-law and grandson.
“A play that changed American theater forever.” – New York Times
Her son, Walter - now the man of the family - has other ideas. In the struggle that ensues one dream will be fulfilled, another deferred. Will the family collapse or will they seize this opportunity to create a better life? Don’t miss this powerful and unforgettable portrait of one family’s quest for the American dream.
Segun Akande ... Joseph Asagai
Tyrese Tryvon Bluford ... Travis Younger
Lynnette R. Freeman ... Ruth Younger
Jon Froehlich ... Karl Lindner
Michael Chenevert ... George Murchison
Laurence A. Stepney ... Bobo
Phyllis Yvonne Stickney ... Lena Younger
Christopher B. Straw ... Moving Man
Hisham Tawfiq ... Walter Lee Younger
Myxolydia Tyler ... Beneatha Younger
Anthony Dewayne Williams Jr. ... Travis Younger
S. Juain Young ... Moving Man
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