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A Raisin in the Sun

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Venue:
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre
Time:
May 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - May 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Cost:
$12 – $15

The Academy is excited to present the Lorraine Hansberry classic, A Raisin in the Sun. This community theatre production will be directed by former EC Glass theatre director, Jim Ackley.

Lorraine Hansberry’s landmark drama was one of the first on Broadway to examine African-American life on the cusp of the civil rights era. Walter Younger and his mother, Lena, both yearn to move their family out of Chicago’s Southside. When Lena’s late husband’s insurance check arrives, Lena hopes to use the money to buy a house in the predominantly white neighborhood of Clybourne Park – while Walter hopes to invest the money in his own business, a liquor store.

Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm
Friday, May 19th at 7:30pm
Saturday, May 20th at 7:30pm
Sunday, May 21st at 2:00pm

Tickets: $15 Adult | $12 Senior | $12 Student

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Along with this full production will be a FREE staged reading and discussion of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize winning play, Clybourne Park (it portrays fictional events set before and after the Hansberry play) on Sunday, May 21st at 7:30pm.


Please note when ordering tickets online a convenience fee will be charged per ticket for all online orders. To avoid this fee, please call our Box Office at 434-846-TIXX (8499) or visit our Box Office in person at 519 Commerce Street.

Tickets
Venue:
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre
Time:
May 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - May 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Cost:
$12 – $15

ACADEMY ANNOUNCES VENUE REOPENING GUIDELINES

The Academy Center of the Arts has always put our patrons, our supporters, and our community members first. That’s why, when COVID-19 began to spread throughout the region, we closed our doors ahead of official governing regulations, and why we continue to put tremendous thought into when and how we will reopen those doors to the public in the future.

 

Following Governor Northam’s Executive Order No. 65, we are officially releasing our plans to reopen our educational and gallery venues, as well as our guidelines for reopening our performance venues in the future.


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