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Lorraine Hansberry

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  • Valencia College announces 2011-12 theater season

     
    Valencia College has announced its upcoming season of theatrical productions, with offerings from the light comedy of “The Drowsy Chaperone” to the serious subject matter of “The Laramie Project,” written in response to the 1998...
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Clybourne Park' paired with 'Raisin in the Sun' by Center Theatre Group

     
    "Clybourne Park," Bruce Norris' drama that won the Pulitzer Prize this year, will make its Los Angeles debut at the Mark Taper Forum in the spring of 2012. Center Theatre Group said it will pair the production with a separate......
  • Influences: Actress Anna Deavere Smith

     
    Let Me Down Easy," at the Broad Stage through July 31, is Anna Deveare Smith's exploration of the nation's healthcare crisis....
  • Mark Taper Forum's 2012 season may feature two Broadway imports

     
    The Mark Taper Forum's 2012 season will feature one world premiere and five plays that already have either been seen on Broadway or have won a Pulitzer Prize. The shows include this year's Pulitzer Prize winning play, "Claybourne Park," and last year's...
  • Theater review: 'A Raisin in the Sun' at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

     
    The Ebony Repertory Theatre production of "A Raisin in Sun," directed by Phylicia Rashad, opens at the Kirk Douglas Theatre....
  • Theater review: 'Clybourne Park' at the Mark Taper Forum

     
    "Clybourne Park" by Bruce Norris opens at the Mark Taper Forum....
  • Ivy grows in students' 'Raisin in the Sun' garden

     
    Culver City High School art students were inspired by "A Raisin in the Sun" to create a garden art installation that's outside the Kirk Douglas Theatre, where the classic American play is being performed....
  • Jordan Roth, 'Clybourne Park's' Broadway producer, makes West Coast swing

     
    Broadway producer Jordan Roth was sitting in a downtown Los Angeles hotel lobby late Friday afternoon, laughing and giving a broad wave of his hand at the suggestion that he’d stumbled upon a new showbiz corollary to the “you break......
  • 'Margo Veil,' 'Raisin in the Sun' top L.A. Drama Critics awards

     
    The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle handed out its annual awards at a ceremony Monday at A Noise Within in Pasadena. The evening's biggest winners were "Margo Veil," a new play by Len Jenkins that was performed at the Odyssey......
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • Tony Awards 2012: 'Clybourne Park' by Bruce Norris wins best play

    Tony Awards 2012: 'Clybourne Park' by Bruce Norris wins best play
    "Clybourne Park," the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy-drama by Bruce Norris, won the Tony for new play. The critically acclaimed play, which ran at Playwrights Horizons in New York, the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and the Mark Taper...