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Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning black comedy arrives on Broadway.

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Photo Exclusive! Take a Look Behind the Scenes of Tony-Winning Play Clybourne Park

Photo Exclusive! Take a Look Behind the Scenes of Tony-Winning Play Clybourne Park
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Every cast member in Bruce Norris’ Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park is doing double duty, playing one character in the first act, set in 1959, and quite another in act two, which takes place in 2009. This time-hopping dark comedy, inspired by Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, centers on one house being sold in those two ...

Welcome to Clybourne Park! Take a Backstage Tour of the Tony-Winning Play, Hosted by Crystal A. Dickinson

Welcome to Clybourne Park!  Take a Backstage Tour of the Tony-Winning Play, Hosted by Crystal A. Dickinson

Clybourne Park’s Crystal A. Dickinson took Broadway.com into the Walter Kerr Theatre to look behind the scenes of this scathing comedy. Click on to see where "the magic really happens" and how tight this ensemble cast really is!

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Double the Fun! Clybourne Park Celebrates 100 Broadway Performances and Welcomes Sarah Goldberg to the Cast

Double the Fun! Clybourne Park Celebrates 100 Broadway Performances and Welcomes Sarah Goldberg to the Cast
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To mark its latest theatrical milestone—100 Broadway performances—Tony-winning play Clybourne Park celebrated with cake and a brand new cast member! Playwright Bruce Norris, director Pam MacKinnon and producer Jordan Roth joined the Clybourne ensemble at the Walter Kerr Theatre on July 17 to celebrate 100 shows and welcome Sarah Goldberg to the Broadway family. Goldberg joined the cast as Betsy ...

Oscar Winner Morgan Freeman Pays a Visit to Broadway's Clybourne Park

Oscar Winner Morgan Freeman Pays a Visit to Broadway's Clybourne Park
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July 15 was a very busy day at Clybourne Park on Broadway! Not only did the cast give a very special sendoff to actress Annie Parisse, who played her final performance on that day, they got a visit from Oscar winner and all-around screen legend Morgan Freeman! After taking in the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Freeman was delighted to ...

The Cast of Clybourne Park Savors a Namesake Sundae at Serendipity 3!

The Cast of Clybourne Park Savors a Namesake Sundae at Serendipity 3!
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Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play Clybourne Park was given another prestigious honor on July 11, when New York confectionary Serendipity 3 unveiled the Clybourne Park Neapolitan Sundae! The delicious tribute, named after an onstage Clybourne debate over the word ‘Neapolitan,’ boasts scoops of vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream, drenched in white chocolate sauce and milk chocolate ...

Spotlight On: Clybourne Park

Spotlight On: Clybourne Park

Learn all about the Pulitizer Prize-winning 2012 Tony Award champ for Best Play, the racially-charged dark comedy Clybourne Park.

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Modern Family’s Eric Stonestreet Catches Clybourne Park on Broadway

Modern Family’s Eric Stonestreet Catches Clybourne Park on Broadway

It looks like Eric Stonestreet is making the most of his summer hiatus from hit sitcom Modern Family by checking out the best of Broadway! Stonestreet, who plays Cam Tucker (partner to Broadway vet Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s character Mitchell Pritchett) on the Emmy-winning comedy, stopped by the Walter Kerr Theatre on June 29 to see the 2012 Tony-winning Best Play ...

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Sarah Goldberg to Join Cast of Tony-Winning Play Clybourne Park

Sarah Goldberg to Join Cast of Tony-Winning Play Clybourne Park

Sarah Goldberg will join the cast of Clybourne Park as Betsy and Lindsey on July 17 at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre. Original cast member Annie Parisse will play her final performance July 15. Goldberg received an Oliver Award nomination for playing the dual roles in the London production of Clybourne Park in 2011. 

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Clybourne Park Company Celebrates First Performance as Tony Winners!

Clybourne Park Company Celebrates First Performance as Tony Winners!

On June 12, before their first performance since the winning the Tony Award for Best Play, the Clybourne Park team gathered at the Walter Kerr Theatre to celebrate their well-deserved trophy. Click on to enjoy this momentous Clybourne occasion.

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Cheers! The Clybourne Park Company Toasts Tony Win Backstage

Cheers! The Clybourne Park Company Toasts Tony Win Backstage
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For the cast of Clybourne Park, a Tony win isn’t complete without champagne and cake! After the play took top honors at the Tony Awards on June 10, the entire Clybourne team got together at the Walter Kerr Theatre on June 12 to raise a glass to their Best Play trophy. Click on below to cheer on the cast of ...

After Big Tony Win, Clybourne Park Extends Broadway Run

After Big Tony Win, Clybourne Park Extends Broadway Run

Just a day after taking home the Tony Award for Best Play, Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park has extended its run through September 2 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Directed by Pam MacKinnon, the production was originally scheduled to end August 12. 

Clybourne Park presents a pair of racially charged real estate transactions involving one house in 1959 and 2009 ...

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Broadway-Bound Stars Jessica Chastain & Katie Finneran Visit Clybourne Park

Broadway-Bound Stars Jessica Chastain & Katie Finneran Visit Clybourne Park
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Clybourne Park played host to some very special guests on June 5, when two-time Tony winner Katie Finneran and her husband, Broadway actor Darren Goldstein, dropped by to check out the Tony-nominated play, as did Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain (The Help).  It looks like both ladies are enjoying their time as Broadway audience members before hitting the stage themselves ...

Today Co-Hosts Kathie Lee Gifford & Hoda Kotb Stroll Through Clybourne Park

Today Co-Hosts Kathie Lee Gifford & Hoda Kotb Stroll Through Clybourne Park

Broadway fans Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb love attending Wednesday matinees, and on May 30, the Today co-hosts checked out Pulitzer Prize winner and four-time Tony nominee Clybourne Park. After enjoying playwright Bruce Norris' acid barbs, expertly dished out by Clybourne’s seven-member ensemble, Kathie Lee and Hoda stepped backstage at the Walter Kerr Theatre to congratulate the actors ...

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Dashing Diva Liza Minnelli Checks Out the Tony-Nominated Clybourne Park

Dashing Diva Liza Minnelli Checks Out the Tony-Nominated Clybourne Park

The comedy was dark but the stars were bright at Clybourne Park on May 24, when Broadway legend Liza Minnelli stopped by the Walter Kerr Theatre to see the Tony-nominated play. After enjoying the racially charged Pulitzer Prize winner, Minnelli popped backstage to say hello to the ensemble cast. Check out Clybourne Park residents Damon Gupton, Crystal A. Dickinson, Brendan ...

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Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs & Steven Pasquale Pay a Visit to Clybourne Park

Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs & Steven Pasquale Pay a Visit to Clybourne Park
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Tony winner Idina Menzel, her husband and former Rent co-star Taye Diggs and their pal Steven Pasquale took a trip to Chicago (via the Walter Kerr Theatre) when they took in the Tony-nominated drama Clybourne Park on May 23. This trio of Broadway favorites was eager to check out Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which centers on a pair of ...

Tony-Nominated Play Clybourne Park Extends Broadway Run

Tony-Nominated Play Clybourne Park Extends Broadway Run

Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony-nominated play Clybourne Park has extended its run at Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre by four weeks. The play, directed by Pam MacKinnon, began its limited engagement of 16 weeks on March 26. The show will now run until August 12.

Clybourne Park presents a pair of racially charged real estate transactions involving one house in ...

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Secrets of the Tony Nominees! How Will Clybourne Park's Jeremy Shamos Clean Up For the Big Night?

Secrets of the Tony Nominees! How Will Clybourne Park's Jeremy Shamos Clean Up For the Big Night?

As the excitement builds for the 2012 Tony Awards, Broadway.com is presenting a series of exclusive video features in which your favorite nominated stars spill secrets about themselves, their stage faves and their preparation for Broadway's big night. Today’s nominee is Jeremy Shamos, who has earned his first Tony nod for doing double duty in Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer Prize-winning ...

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See Jeremy Shamos' Treasured Notes from Fellow Tony Nominees Christian Borle, Andrew Garfield & More Backstage at Clybourne Park

See Jeremy Shamos' Treasured Notes from Fellow Tony Nominees Christian Borle, Andrew Garfield & More Backstage at Clybourne Park

Tony Award nominees are always inundated with congratulatory notes in the days and weeks following the big announcement, and these missives have a special place in the heart—and dressing room—of Clybourne Park’s Jeremy Shamos. Broadway.com recently headed to the Walter Kerr Theatre to find out which five things the actor can’t live without, and the number one spot ...

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Clybourne Park Nominee Pam MacKinnon Wants to Honor Bruce Norris & Pose with Mike Nichols at Tony Time

Clybourne Park Nominee Pam MacKinnon Wants to Honor Bruce Norris & Pose with Mike Nichols at Tony Time

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2012 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Pam MacKinnon
Nominated for Best Director of a Play, Clybourne Park


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Clybourne Park's Jeremy Shamos Looks Forward to Meeting 'Shiny Famous People' as a Tony Nominee

Clybourne Park's Jeremy Shamos Looks Forward to Meeting 'Shiny Famous People' as a Tony Nominee

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2012 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Jeremy Shamos
Nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Play, Clybourne Park

“I wish ...

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Share the Opening Night Excitement as Clybourne Park Arrives on Broadway

Share the Opening Night Excitement as Clybourne Park Arrives on Broadway

Bruce Norris' celebrated play Clybourne Park opened on the Great White Way on April 19, and the original off-Broadway company is elated to have arrived all together at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre. After Frank Wood, Christina Kirk, Annie Parisse, Jeremy Shamos, Crystal A. Dickinson, Damon Gupton and Brendan Griffin took their bows, the tightknit ensemble headed to Gotham Hall to ...

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Open House! Clybourne Park Celebrates a Swanky Broadway Opening

Open House! Clybourne Park Celebrates a Swanky Broadway Opening
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Broadway welcomed Clybourne Park to the neighborhood on April 19, when the Pulitzer Prize-winning play officially opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The blisteringly funny play, which centers on two racially charged real estate transactions 50 years apart, premiered off-Broadway in 2010. The stars took their opening night Broadway bow together, cheered on by playwright Bruce Norris, director Pam MacKinnon ...

Were Our Word of Mouth Panelists Electrified by the Racially Charged Clybourne Park?

Were Our Word of Mouth Panelists Electrified by the Racially Charged Clybourne Park?

Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer-Prize winning play Clybourne Park has set up house at the Walter Kerr Theatre, and we sent Word of Mouth panelists John, Marlene and Tara Ann to take in this biting comedy. The play centers on one house, being sold at two different times, under two very different sets of circumstances. In 1959, a white family moves out ...

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Video Exclusive! The Cast & Creators of Clybourne Park Chat About Their ‘Truly Shocking’ Play

Video Exclusive! The Cast & Creators of Clybourne Park Chat About Their ‘Truly Shocking’ Play

Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park is by turns hilarious and provocative, and no one knows that better that their edge-of-your-seat audiences. Norris, director Pam MacKinnon and the entire ensemble cast recently sat down to share their thoughts on this hot-button piece of theater, and touch on critical element of audience reaction to this blisteringly funny work. “It’s such ...

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Christina Kirk on the ‘Whirlwind-Slash-Roller Coaster Ride’ of Clybourne Park

Christina Kirk on the ‘Whirlwind-Slash-Roller Coaster Ride’ of Clybourne Park

Age & Hometown: 41, New York City

Current Role: Doing double duty as 1950s housewife Bev and 21st-century real estate agent Kathy in the Broadway premiere of Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning black comedy Clybourne Park.

Standing Center Stage: As with many actors, Kirk developed an early interest in theater, but it was more for the sense of freedom she felt ...

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