A Raisin in the Sun

Audition!

Monday, October 14, 2019 & Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm
* Sunday Matinees at 2 pm

By Lorraine Hansberry

Directed by Kevin Sockwell

Set in Chicago's South Side in the 1950s, this racially relevant classic depicts the dreams and ambitions of the Younger family as they await and then receive a life-altering insurance check. Faced with daily tensions, prejudice and a harsh reality, the family struggles to maintain dignity amidst the chaos.

Ticket Information

All performances at the
F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre
603 Edmonston Drive
Rockville, MD 20851

Adults - $22
Seniors (62 and over) - $20
Students (with valid I.D.) - $20

For tickets...
- Call 240-314-8690
- Order online
- Go to the box office
(Open Tuesday - Saturday from 2:00 - 7:00 p.m.)

Cast of Characters

All roles African-Americans except Karl.

Walter Younger - A dreamer who wants to be rich and devises plans to to so by purchasing a liquor store with friends from his mother's inheritance. (M- 30-40)

Ruth Younger - Walter's wife and Travis's mother. Struggles to manage the household under the critical eye of Lena and dealing with Walter's pie in the sky dreams. (F- 30-40)

Lena Younger (Mama) - Walter and Beneatha's mother. Religious, moral and maternal family matriarch. (F)

Beneatha Younger (Bennie) - Lena's daughter and Walter's sister. Most educated one of the family who dreams of being a doctor and is in love with Assagai. (F- 20)

Joseph Asagai - Called Asagai. A charming, dapper Nigerian student in love with Beneatha. (M- 20s)

George Murchison - A wealthy African-American who also courts Beneatha. (M- 20s)

Karl Linder - Caucasian man who attempts to convince the Youngers not to move into a rich, all-white neighborhood. (M)

Bobo - Mentally challenged and a partner with Walter in buying the liquor store. (M)

Mrs. Johnson - Younger's neighbor. She warns them about moving into a predominately white neighborhood. (F)

Travis Younger - Walter and Ruth's son. (M- 9-12)

Production Staff

Director

Kevin Sockwell

Producer

Ken Kemp

Producer

David Levin