Lorraine Hansberry's drama is directed by Tony winner Kenny Leon.
The Raisin in the Sun star leads the cast of the new film based on the 1980s television series.
The Raisin in the Sun star spent his day off with New York City kids.
Denzel Washington surprised participants at the May 5 event.
The annual event benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
The event raised more than $4.5 million for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
James Franco, Ramin Karimloo, Andy Karl, and Jessie Mueller will also be on hand.
The pair will catch Denzel Washington and company in action.
Kenny Leon's revival of Lorraine Hansberry's drama also stars LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo, and Anika Noni Rose.