Web Extra for 'Raisin in the Sun,' Part 1
The current run of Lorraine Hansberry's classic 1959 play "A Raisin in the Sun" concludes on Sunday
ANCHORAGE - Perseverance Theatre of Juneau is currently producing its first regular season at the Performing Arts Center in Anchorage. The current run of Lorraine Hansberry's classic 1959 play "A Raisin in the Sun" concludes on Sunday. In conjunction with the production of "Raisin," Perseverance and Cyrano's Theatre Company are collaborating Wednesday on a staged reading of "Clybourne Park," the 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winner for drama, which is a sequel of sorts to "Raisin" set to open on Broadway Thursday. A couple of actors from the "Raisin" cast will participate in the reading, which is at 7 p.m.
For more information on "A Raisin in the Sun": http://www.perseverancetheatre.org/shows/raisin.html
Interview with Jamil Mangan
Mangan portrays Joseph Asagai in "A Raisin in the Sun." The character is a Nigerian political activist who woos Beneatha Younger. Mangan also reads a double role in "Clybourne Park." He was in Pittsburgh when he got the call from Perseverance. He was interviewed by CBS 11's Bill McAllister on Tuesday, April 17.
To see the full interview with Keith McCoy click here.
To see the full interview with Bostin Christopher, click here.