A Raisin in the Sun Reviews

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Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.6 Stars)

Number of reviews: 20



5.0 star rating Dave M from Toronto, Canada


An amazing performance from an amazing cast.Broadway has never looked better. Denzel pours his heart and soul into his character as does everyone else. Sean Patrick Thomas was outstanding in his role. Definitely worth the price of admission....and then some.

Helpful? Yes - 101No - 91 Report

5.0 star rating Rucker from Memphis, TN


This play was AWESOME! The entire cast did a great job! I traveled from Memphis,TN to New York to see the play and It was a great decision!

Helpful? Yes - 94No - 90 Report

5.0 star rating Msprings, CIO, Cinti from Cincinnati, Ohio


I did not want to miss the play, but my schedule only allowed me a day to fly to New York (a one day turn around) and see the play during the "preview performance" Saturday evening, March 22nd! I was "cautiously optimistic" that the "previews" could only get better the closer it got to opening night! -- but, you know, I truly was like "hmmm preview - I don't know"! Well. I thought to myself as I sat solo, and watched - Ms. LaTanya Jackson - God did that thang --- you were superb!!! I love Dianahh Carroll, but it's your season - the one day trip did not disappoint during previews!!! Mr. Washington, and to the others - equal kudos.... Whatever happened to a dream deferred .. No short changes during previews - no dream deferred here!!! The symbolism behind that play forever keeps me humble - best wises as you all prepare for your run - GE guarantees no less than an ovation nightly!!! M. Springs, Cincinnati, Ohio

Helpful? Yes - 95No - 91 Report

5.0 star rating CCNYC from New York, New York


What a treat it was to see Denzel Washington performing live on stage. I had to pinch myself at the privilege. What was amazing, was that he didn't outshine the other cast members. They were equally as brilliant and made up a powerful broadway ensemble. The story was real, touching and emotionally charged. Instead of it dragging you down and being too heavy, the acting and the humor kept it alive. This was one of the best broadway shows I have seen. If you can get tickets, hurry up, they are selling fast and you'll be sorry if you miss this one.

Helpful? Yes - 92No - 90 Report

5.0 star rating Sascha from New York


The cast did an amazing job! Denzel 's performance was outstanding. after seeing the play once before , this time definitely topped the first time. If you buy a ticket you won't be disappointed. It's like seeing him act in a movie but in real life . The other cast members did a great job also. The play is a must see.

Helpful? Yes - 90No - 92 Report

5.0 star rating Angela Rucker from Memphis, TN


Denzel was spectacular in this play! With all the talk of him being too old to play Walter Lee Younger, people must realize that Walter Lee has no age limit. Thank you Denzel Washington for an amazing performance!!!

Helpful? Yes - 81No - 84 Report

5.0 star rating Kim Williams from Jacksonville, FL


Denzel Washington is my favorite actor and when I found out he was starring in the play "A Raisin in the Sun" I said this is the closest I will get to Denzel. I planned a sisters trip and we bought the tickets and I was anxious up to the day to see the play. I traveled from Florida to New Jersey. .then to NYC. The entire cast did not disappoint. The play was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. When the cast stepped forward to bow..the audience gave a standing ovation. When it was Denzel's turn..there was so much screaming. Whistling..loud clapping. .I was so overwhelmed. .I started crying tears of joy..My face was streaming with tears..but I accomplished my dream to see my favorite man in person. And I snapped a great picture of Denzel going into the stage door. I am just so happy. Thanks again Denzel for making this happen. Love you always. . Kim W.

Helpful? Yes - 81No - 84 Report


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