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A Raisin in the Sun

Post Racial or Post Raisin?

Nashville Rep’s recent production of Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 classic A Raisin in the Sun is a striking reminder of the naivete and falsehood of claiming that we have achieved a “post-racial” society. The talkback I attended with members of the cast erased any ambiguity about the play’s continued relevance in 2017. Early on, an audience…

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Analysis Essay, , ,


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