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Thursday, September 22, 2016

The William Carey University Theatre will present the award winning Lorraine Hansberry play “A Raisin in the Sun” October 6-8 at 7:30 p.m. and October 9 at 2 p.m. in the Joe & Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus.


“A Raisin in the Sun” tells the story of a black family living in a Chicago neighborhood who have received an insurance settlement that could change their lives for the better. Hansberry received the New York Drama Critics Circle award for best play in 1959. Her play has become a part of the American literary canon and is often mentioned when speaking about contemporary African American writers.


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Friday, September 9, 2016 to Saturday, October 15, 2016

Opening Reception, Friday, September 9, from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. 

Oddfellows Gallery, 119 E. Front Street 100

For more information, please contact (601) 544-5777.

Exhibit runs through October 15.

Comprised of works by Walter Anderson from the Sarah Gillespie Collection, the exhibit will also feature a poetry reading by Mississippi poet Kendall Dunkelberg on Friday, September 16, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.