A Raisin in the Sun
By Lorraine Hansberry

January 30, 2024 – February 18, 2024

1950s Chicago. The five members of the Younger family are each looking for ways to improve their lot through education, business, real estate, and sheer self-determination. The arrival of a long-awaited life insurance check promises life changing opportunities. But how to spend it best? Lorraine Hansberry’s masterpiece, A Raisin in the Sun, one of the greatest plays ever written in the English language, fearlessly interrogates the American dream in the face of racial and economic challenge.

Estimated Run Time: 3 hours (including one 15 minute intermission)


Honorary Producers: Drs. Philip & Harriet Freidenreich 

Important Event Information:

  • Masks Optional.

  • Concessions available for purchase, including beer and wine.

  • The play will take place indoors at Bristol Riverside Theatre at 120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA.

Special Show Events

Feb 1 | Post Show

The opening night performance of each show is followed by a catered reception.

Feb 2 | 7pm

Enjoy drinks courtesy of Pat Deon Beverages, Hops & Hardware Distillery, and Dad’s Hat along with snacks and desserts

Feb 7 | 6:30pm

A great way to wind down midweek with wine courtesy of Chaddsford Winery Lahaska and desserts.

Feb 15 | 6:30pm

Enjoy snacks and beer courtesy of Bitchin’ Kitten Brewing, Dog & Bull Brew & Music House, Naked Brewing, and Philly Style Soft Pretzel.

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