Denzel Washington's next a Broadway: A Raisin in the Sun

MUMBAI: Renowned actor Denzel Washington has got another big credit in his kitty. This time he will be seen opposite Diahann Carroll in the Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun. The play was originally done by Lorraine Hansberry 55 years ago.

Previews will be seen from 8 March 2014 and the opening night will be 3 April next year at the Barrymore Theatre, where the original production started half a century ago. The play is based on the various dreams and conflicts between three generations. Washington will be playing the second generation son and father.

Directed by Kenny Leon, A Raisin in the Sun will only be on for 14 weeks. Washington has previously worked on several big flicks such as The Preacher‘s Wife, Malcolm X, The Hurricaneand is currently going to be seen in 2 Guns with Mark Walberg. Apart from acting, he has also indulged in directing and producing movies. He has also got Equalizer waiting to be released next year. He has also won a Best Actor Academy Award for Training day.

Others who are part of the cast are Stephen Tyrone Williams, Jason Dirden, and Stephen McKinley Henderson. Washington has won several accolades in his more than two decades of acting career.

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