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'A Raisin in the Sun' cast announced
2020-02-04

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Invictus Theatre Company announced the cast and production team for the second production of its first full season: the seminal drama, A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry.

Hansberry's drama of an African-American family living on Chicago's South Side in the 1950s will run Feb. 13-March 15 on the Buena stage of the Pride Arts Center, 4147 N. Broadway, and will be directed by Aaron Reese Boseman, co-founder and artistic director of PULSE Theatre Chicago.

Boseman's cast will include Cheryl Frazier ( who plays Lena Younger ), Michael Lewis ( Walter Lee Younger ), Nyajai Ellison ( Ruth Younger ), Ashley Joy ( Beneatha Younger ), Keith Surney ( George Murchison ), Jo Schaffer ( Joseph Asagai ), Nelson Simmons ( Travis Younger ), Lewis Jones ( Bobo ), Courtney Gardner ( Mrs. Johnson ) and Jake Busse ( Karl Lindner ).

The production/design team includes Kevin Rolfs ( Set/Properties Designer ), Rueben Echoles ( Costume Designer ), Warren Levon ( Sound Designer ), Michael J. Wright ( Lighting Designer ), Glenn Thompson ( Fight/Intimacy Choreographer ), Kristen Glover ( Movement Choreographer ), Christie Chiles Twillie ( Composer ), Ian R. Q. Slater ( Dialect Coach ), Arlicia McClain ( Stage Manager ), Kate McDuffie ( Associate Stage Manager ), Charles Askenaizer ( Production Manager, Artistic Director ).

Tickets are $15-$25 each; visit InvictusTheatreCo.com .


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