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Writer (WGA):
Shauneille Perry (teleplay)
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Release Date:
25 April 2001 (USA) See more »
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Awards:
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5 Questions for Phylicia Rashad on 'Raisin in the Sun'
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Phylicia Rashad ... Elizabeth

Debbie Allen ... Quilly (nee 'Queen Esther')

Bumper Robinson ... Husband
Eartha Robinson ... Lula Mae

Crystal R. Fox ... Lou Bessie (segment "Charmaine") (as Crystal Fox)

Paul Mooney ... Man At Counter

Randy J. Goodwin ... Bucket

Ella Joyce ... Waitress
Steven Smith ... Herman

Michael Ralph ... Speaker
Bebe Drake ... Geneva
Steven Smith
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Kelli Dawn Hancock ... Dancer

Kimo Keoke ... Swing Dancer
DeVonda Manghane ... Dancer
Boce Robinson Mitchell ... Rosalie
Christian Payton ... Christian

Melissa Haizlip ... Swing Dancer (uncredited)
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Directed by
Debbie Allen 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Shauneille Perry (teleplay)

Produced by
Debbie Allen .... executive producer
Simon Edery .... producer
Karen Robinson Hunte .... executive producer
Mary Mazur .... executive producer
Phylicia Rashad .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Dwight Douglas Andrews  (as Dwight D. Andrews)
 
Cinematography by
John Simmons  (as John W. Simmons)
 
Film Editing by
Lillian Benson  (as Lillian E. Benson)
 
Casting by
Chris Gray  (as Christopher Gray)
 
Production Design by
John Iacovelli 
 
Art Direction by
Christopher Brown 
John Retsek 
Pete Washburn 
 
Set Decoration by
Jason Howard 
 
Costume Design by
Patricia Zinn Etheridge 
Mary Lane 
Marilyn Matthews 
 
Makeup Department
Louisa V. Anthony .... key hair stylist
C. Romania Ford .... makeup department head
Brigitte Hennech .... day player makeup artist
 
Production Management
Bettina Bennewitz .... production supervisor
Simon Edery .... unit production manager
Kim Smith .... post-production supervisor
 
Art Department
Lisa Dent .... assistant art director
Rob Drake .... carpenter
Jo McGinley .... assistant to art director
Bill Wall .... property master
 
Sound Department
Tom Ancell .... sound mixer
Peter Bergren .... sound effects editor
Doug Davey .... sound re-recording mixer
Chris Elam .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert Ewing .... supervising sound editor
Chris Haire .... sound re-recording mixer
Ralph Lopez .... audio assist
Richard Morrison .... sound re-recording mixer
Yasmin Muniz .... boom operator
George Wycoff .... boom operator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Bandy .... lighting director
Michelle Crenshaw .... assistant camera
Todd Dos Reis .... camera operator
Wayne Norman .... camera operator
Edwin Schiernecker .... gaffer
Cory Shiozaki .... assistant camera
Roland Simmons .... best boy electric
David Terry .... grip
 
Editorial Department
Scott Klein .... colorist
Kimberleigh Smith .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Mike Post .... composer: theme song
 
Other crew
Gordon Bell .... technical director
Stuart Erwin Jr. .... executive consultant (as Stu Erwin)
Simone Farber .... stage manager
Dwight Johnson .... production assistant
Yvonne Johnson .... rights and clearances
Dan Lichtenstein .... assistant production coordinator
Paul Overacker .... technical director
Jacobs Rahi .... title designer
Lina Shanklin .... script supervisor
Roger Terracina .... production coordinator
Ryan Westheimer .... production coordinator
 

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Heartbreaking, 17 August 2003
Author: thedbdawg from Kansas

I've always liked Phylicia Rashad, and this was a pleasant surprise. It took about 30 seconds for me to be hooked. By the end, I was totally engrossed, and empathetic. We've all been stood up, or worse; left at the altar. Elisabeth was so confident and so trusting, and the viewer was right there with her. But in the end she was vulnerable and hurt. Great story, beautiful characterizations, powerful performances. Complex and bittersweet, just like the lives of most humans.

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