Lorraine Hansberry

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  • Birth

    Hansberry was born in the South Side of Chicago.
  • Raisin In The Sun

    Raisin In The Sun first opened to the public at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.
  • Raisin In The Sun

    Raisin In The Sun was first adapted to film starring Sidney Portier and Ruby Dee.
  • Death

    After battling pancreatic cancer, Lorraine Hansberry died in New York City. She was only 34 years old.
  • Raisin in The Sun

    Raisin in The Sun was adopted into a TV film starring Sean Combs and Phylicia Rashad.