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that Raisin—one of the greatest "unsung"
musicals of all time—deserves to be seen. Because we want YOU
to come to the theater, we are removing any economic burden by making
performances on Saturday, February 25, “Choose-What-U-Pay”!
lead of Lincoln Center, we are extending this special “Choose-What-U-Pay”
model to performances on Saturday, February 25, the 2
PM matinee preview and the 8 PM opening night performance.
The suggested ticket price for either show is $32, but patrons can
pay more or less. The minimum ticket price is $5.
Juanita Hall, Bloody Mary in South Pacific,
1950, was the first Black performer to win a Tony.
Murray Anderson’s Almanac, 1953, was the first Black man to win a
Diahann Carroll, No Strings, 1962, was the
first Black woman to win a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.
James Earl Jones, The Great White Hope, 1969,
was the first Black actor to win a Tony Award for a play. On
September 12, 2022, he became the first Black person to ever have a
Broadway theater named in his honor.
Lena Horne became the first Black woman to have
this honor a few weeks later, on November 1, 2022.
'TOTALLY RADICAL' concert/dance event and celebration of 80s pop
culture will feature live performances of songs by Whitney Houston,
Freddie Mercury, Prince, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, and more, led
by spectacular vocalists Leanne Antonio and Danny Drewes.
first professional production of the musical that Billboard calls “Hairspray
meets Dear Evan Hansen,” The Prom opened on
Broadway in 2018 and was a Broadway critics’ darling with six Tony