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Darlene Ortega's review for the Portland Observer of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival production of Lorraine Hansberry's The Sign in SIdney Brustein's WIndow notes that, "The play is so far ahead of its time that I wonder if we are ready even now for the prophetic insight of Ms. Hansberry, so famously young, gifted, and black. But I'm grateful that the Oregon Shakespeare Festival has gone to the trouble to offer us this opportunity."
The Portland Theater Scene says that The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window by Lorraine Hansberry at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is a complex, unexpected portrait of the early 1960s
Artistic staff of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival talks about Lorraine Hansberry and this lesser known play that she wrote at the end of her life.
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has published a short trailer with scenes from their 50th anniversary production of The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window and comments from the OSF’s dramaturg, Lue Morgan Douthit, and the director of the play, Juliette Carrillo.
Roberta Kent calls the Oregon Shakespeare Festival production a love letter to the award-winning Lorraine Hansberry.
In “A Night at the Shakespeare Fest,” David Templeton reviews the four plays that open the year-long Oregon Shakespeare Festival and concludes that “the best of the bunch, so far, is Hansberry’s final play, The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window. Whatever else is said about it, it’s certain to become one of the most hotly debated plays of the spring season.”
Director Juliette Carrillo of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival talks about Lorraine Hansberry and this lesser known play that she wrote at the end of her life.