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A curtain-raising for ‘Raisin’ at UNG-Gainesville

POSTED: January 31, 2013 12:30 a.m.

The Gainesville Theatre Alliance will offer a sneak peek at its production of “Raisin in the Sun” at a free Stage Tour at 6 p.m. Jan. 31.

Playwright Lorraine Hansberry’s groundbreaking story will be performed Feb. 15-23 at the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus at the Ed Cabell Theatre, 3820 Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood.

A free, catered opening night reception will follow the Feb. 15 performance.

The story follows the members of the Younger family as their plans and dreams overlap and collide in this poignant drama about the hardships and importance of family.

The Gainesville Theatre Alliance is a nationally acclaimed collaboration between the University of North Georgia, Brenau University, theater professionals and the Northeast Georgia community.

Students in the GTA training program cast in the show will work with guest director Victor Love and professional actor Donna Biscoe as Mama. Both are members of Actor’s Equity.

Tickets are $16-18 for adults, $14-16 for seniors or $10-12 for students, depending on seat location.

Select your own seats online at www.gainesvilletheatrealliance.org or by calling the box office at 678-717-3624 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.


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