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Diahann Carroll honing stage chops anew for Broadway 'Raisin'
Diahann Carroll honing stage chops anew for Broadway 'Raisin'

This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. Diahann Carroll is no theatrical Rip Van Winkle, although one might think that was the case, going by early reports of her recently announced return to Broadway next spring opposite Denzel Washington in Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun.”The producers noted in their announcement  of the revival that it will be Carroll’s “first Broadway appearance in over 30 years” – the most recent one having been a brief fill-in turn in 1983 as the psychiatrist in “Agnes of God.” Carroll stepped in for a couple weeks while Elizabeth Ashley took a breather and enjoyed the part enough to play it in a subsequent tour. Carroll, who...

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