— Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning black comedy arrives on Broadway.
|Preview||mar 26, 2012|
|Opening||apr 19, 2012|
|Closing||sep 02, 2012|
2hrs. (1 Intermission)
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Who are the people in your neighborhood? In 1959, a white family moves out. In 2009, a white family moves in. In the intervening years, change overtakes a neighborhood, along with attitudes, inhabitants, and property values. Loosely inspired by Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, Bruce Norris' pitch-black comedy takes on the specter of gentrification in our communities, leaving no stone unturned in the process.
What Is Clybourne Park Like?
An ensemble of seven versatile actors plays two sets of characters in this black comedy of manners. The tone and dialogue in Act One is very fifties, with a formality that matches the living room’s flowered wallpaper. The room looks quite different 50 years later ...