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Review: See Oscar Issac in the Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window
May 5, 2023, 10:48.50 am ET


By Brian Scott Lipton

Years later and a thousand miles away from Chicago, the characters in Lorraine Hansberry’s “The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window” are searching for their fulfillment of their own American Dreams, but theirs are not as simple as Walter Lee Younger’s liquor store or his mother Lena’s suburban house. In fact, there’s nothing simple at all about “Sidney Brustein,” which has arrived at Broadway’s James Earl Jones Theatre essentially intact from its sold-out run at BAM earlier this year. Continue reading...