Venue Details

391 Star Starred
Bruns Amphitheater
100 Gateway Blvd. Orinda, CA 94563
510-548-9666
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The weather was Cold - take coat!.
A Raisin in the Sun dress May 29 2014 star this tip starred
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The free shuttle from Orinda BART is convenient and reliable.
A Raisin in the Sun travel May 24 2014 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

18 ratings
4.5 average rating
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44 reviews
8 stars
attended May 21 2014

Great play. Strong cast. Saw the first preview... a few technical and staging matters to work out - like the timing of the very last scene - actress was caught rushing on stage to join others. Otherwise... another excellent must see production.

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25 reviews
29 stars
attended May 27 2014

Inspired me to research writer Hansberry and her short life that left several unfinished plays. “A Raisin in The Sun” play at Cal Shakes is highly recommended! Rotimi Agbabiaka a favorite with his acting ability and voice that carries well on...continued

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18 reviews
1 stars
attended May 21 2014

Excellent, and I saw the original Broadway production - also excellent - in 1959.

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Website

http://www.calshakes.org

Description

Though this play contains themes that deal with prejudice, poverty and racism, A Raisin in the Sun is commonly taught to middle and high school students.

Children under the age of four are not permitted in the amphitheater as a courtesy to other patrons and artists.

About the Ticket Supplier: California Shakespeare Theater

The California Shakespeare Theater is committed to being a leading community citizen by nourishing the imaginations of audiences, artists and learners of all ages. We are dedicated to creating boldly imagined and deeply entertaining interpretations of Shakespeare's plays, fresh rediscoveries of important works of World Theater, and new works inspired by classic literature. Through our Artistic Learning programs, we are devoted to providing meaningful and accessible educational opportunities to a diversity of learners throughout the Greater Bay Area.