Goodman Theatre, in collaboration with WTTW, proudly presents a series of programs and performances in support of an exciting new documentary about Lorraine Hansberry's life and legacy—Sighted Eyes / Feeling Heart.
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE, RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Screening: A Raisin in the Sun
March 8 | 7pm | Goodman Theatre
Goodman Theatre screens the 1961 film adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry's beloved play, A Raisin in the Sun starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee and Claudia McNeiil.
Screening: Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes / Feeling Heart with Performances of writing inspired by To Be Young, Gifted, and Black
March 11 | 3pm | Goodman Theatre
Goodman Theatre presents a screening of Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes / Feeling Heart. Before the screening, participants of Goodman Theatre's Writing Workshop present selections inspired by Hanberry's To Be Young, Gifted, and Black, a collection of Hansberry's letters and unpublished works that were collated into both a play and autobiography.
Staged Reading: Les Blancs
March 12 | 7pm | Goodman Theatre
Goodman Theatre presents a staged reading of Lorraine Hansberry's Les Blancs, directed by Lili-Anne Brown. Hansberry's final play, Les Blancs explores race, colonialism and culture clashes in the late 19th and early 20th century in Africa.
Staged Reading: A Raisin in the Sun
March 15 | 7pm | Breakey Theatre, Douglas Hall at Chicago State University
An opportunity to hear A Raisin in the Sun live, performed by theater students of Chicago State University.