Walter Lee Younger

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    Is Denzel Washington Too Old For His Next Role?

    Sidney Poitier was 32 when he played the upwardly mobile Walter Lee Younger in the original 1959 Broadway production of Lorraine Hansberry's classic A Raisin in The Sun (the play that recent Pulitzer winner Clybourne Park so interestingly riffed on). And Sean Combs was 35 when he played it in the 2 ... More >>

  • Theater

    August 3, 2004

    Horton Hatches A Plot

    When old playwrights look back, they sometimes see youthful thrills instead of nostalgia