Cast Portraits: A RAISIN IN THE SUN by Lorraine Hansberry, Classic Theatre, San Antonio

(cast portraits via Classic Theatre)


(via Classic Theatrre)Lorraine Hansberry’s iconic drama is a powerful theatrical masterpiece that explores the dreams, struggles, and resilience of a Black family living on the south side of Chicago in the 1950s. It weaves a poignant narrative around the Younger family as they grapple with racial discrimination, economic hardship, and the pursuit of their aspirations. As the family receives a life-changing insurance check, their divergent dreams and desires clash, sparking a profound examination of identity, equality, and the American dream. With compelling characters and a stirring narrative, this play explores hope and the enduring human spirit.

The cast for A Raisin in the Sun includes: 

Lena Younger (Mama) — Cassandra L. Small*

Walter Lee Younger — Jeremiah Jordon

Beneatha Younger — Jessica Winston

Ruth Younger — Danica McKinney

Travis Younger — Keith Tubbs 

Joseph Asagai — Ty Price

George Murchison — Joshua Cook

Bobo — Carl E. Brooks

Karl Lindner — Byrd Bonner


* member of Actors Equity

A Raisin in the Sun
by Lorraine Hansberry
Classic Theatre of San Antonio

February 08 - February 25, 2024
Cellar Theatre, San Pedro Playhouse, San Antonio
San Pedro Park
800 W Ashby Place
San Antonio, TX, 78212

February 8, 2024 to  February 25, 2024

Performances Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM. Other 2:00 PM performances Saturday February 17 and 24

Cellar Theatre, San Pablo Playhouse, San Antonio

Tickets: General admission $41.50, seniors/millitary $39.50, students $26.50 (including service fees)

Tickets available online HERE

The Classic Theatre will offer some exciting nights in celebration of A Raisin in the Sun.

●      Champagne Opening Night — Thursday, February 8, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.

●      Pride Night — Friday, February 9, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.

●      Student Night — Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.

●      ASL Performance — Sunday, February 18, 2024 at 2 p.m.

●      Student Night — Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.


Get tickets here.

Ticket prices Ticket Information for The Classic Theatre of San Antonio

Tickets for The Classic Theatre of San Antonio are $39 (Adult), $35 (Military, Older Adults 60+, First-Responders), and $24 (Students) are available online at or by phone at (210) 589-8450. The Classic Theater is wheelchair accessible. 


Classic Theatre at San Pedro Playhouse address:

800 West Ashby Place

San Antonio, TX 78212