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Lena Younger (Supporting)

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Production Details

Casting "A Raisin in the Sun," Lorraine Hansberry’s classic 1959 drama about a working-class African-American family living in Chicago. Race, identity, family, and the American Dre...more

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Female, ages 60-79, African Descent, African American

Role Description

Lena Younger: (Supporting) Walter Lee’s mother and the Matriarch of the Younger family; straightforward, honest, and principled; a strong woman who worked her entire life, against incredible odds, to create a safe and loving home where her children could flourish. Note: This role has been cast, seeking future replacements only.


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