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Raisin in the sun is a 1959 stage play written by Lorraine Hansberry an African-American playwright and writer who became the first female author to have a play performed on Broadway, along with her other work named ‘The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window. Lorraine is known for addressing social issues in her writings and advocating gay rights. Her journey being a playwright ended at an early age, at the age of 34 she suffered from pancreatic cancer on January 12, 1965, and her life ended.

Raisin in the sun is an allusion in the fact that it is a reference to the line in the poem called ‘Dream Deferred’ by Langston Hinges, this play has become more interesting because it is based on the real experience from Hansberry’s years growing up up in the segregated side of Chicago like in the play an African-American family who move beyond segregation and disenfranchisement in Chicago, and essentially about dreams, as they struggle to ded with the oppressive circumstances that rule their lives, Also in these play Lorraine won several awards like New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play.

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In 1989 an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter made an adaptation of the play Raisin in the Sun also called American Playhouse (020189)directed by Billy Duke and produced by Chiz Schultz,

Along with that Bill Duke is also known on television as ‘Agent Percy ocelli Balck Lightning’ Aside from being known, He is also an award-winning artist who won several awards including the American Black Film Festival winner and the A Achievement Award. Along with Raisin in the Sun he also directed Park Girls(2011)and Cover(2007), this director is also known for primarily action and crime drama genres but occasionally appears in comedy.

Chiz Schults the producer of this play is an Adjunct professor who won the 2019 Peabody Award for Best Documentary for his documentary ‘Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted eyesfeeling Heart.’

In the 1989 adaptation the character played by award-winning artists: Startetta DuPois as Ruth Younger, Loo Ferguson as Joseph Asagai, John Fielder as Karl Linder, Danny Glover as Walter Lee Younger, Kimble Joyner as Travis Younger, Esther Rolle as Lena’ Mama’and Kim Yance as Beneatha Younger. Their acting awakes completely the emotions and it’s highly praised by movie critics. The example of their natural acting will be seen throughout the film starting until the end they work like a true family and not acting.

For the most part, the Lighting within the apartment was warm and dim, giving the setting a homey and somewhat relaxing feel. However, the dimness of the light also plays upon the unhappiness that stirs within the family during certain scenes, and the atmosphere is gloomy, almost without hope.

Raisin in the Sun portrays a few week’s life of an African-American family living on the south side of Chicago. When the play starts, the Younger is about to receive an insurance check for $10,000 we can see it begins with a faint little filtering through the kitchen window it’s not much light when Walter insists on putting that money into the liquor shop ‘Mama’ Lena and he has an argument that also happens in real life Mama Lena has a line that most of our parent says ‘everybody says you’re grown, but you still in my house and presence and as long you are listening to me’ the characters act was so natural that even viewers can relate.

One of the great scenes is when Mama Lena uses some of the money as a down payment on their house when the Youngers move they don’t expect their house to be located in white the area, and the moment when the house committee Carl Linder goes to them and say that everyone works hard to build these kind of place where people in that area wants to disbuy these house and make Youngers family find their new house in what where they belong the Youngers reject it and kicked Linder out of their house. In this scene the setting and atmosphere set the mood for the actors to properly act with the situation, in that scene, you can see the box scattered in the ground which means they just moved into that house and the box gives an accent to the scene.

In the end, scene when Bobo reports to Walter that Willy Haris skipped town with the investment money, Walter’s money along with beneath’s share lost, now the family needs money to stay in the apartment, Walter considers accepting a bribe from the white homeowners association in exchange for not moving to New neighborhood, decides to forgo the payment, In this scene, all of them feels sad of what Walter’s did, The light turns dim along with their emotions sorrow of not having the rights to fit in the place where their in, but in the end, they stay in their own house and build each other dream. One of their dreams signifies the plant of Mama Lena’s to have a future for everyone.

‘Raisin in the Sun is a 1959 play written by Lorraine Hansberry and made many adoptions one of it was written in 1989 directed by Bill Duke and produced by Chiz Schultz-is all about an African American family who move into a white neighborhood, the story starts whethwhethert the insurance money, but all of them have different plans on how they will use, the plan of mama Lena is to buy a house for the family and beneath a’s studies but Waltewantsnt to use it to his own business and ending of it is a bad result cause he got scam so at the end the insurance money lost like a bubble, In the end, Walter realizes how important family is to you, so he made the right decision and lived a good and happy life. In this play, we are taught that no matter what mistakes we make our family will always be there to help us and dream at the same time work to fulfill it.

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