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

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Welcome to the Neighborhood! Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play Clybourne Park Opens on Broadway

Welcome to the Neighborhood! Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play Clybourne Park Opens on Broadway

It’s open house at the Walter Kerr Theatre on April 19, when the Broadway premiere of Bruce Norris’ drama Clybourne Park officially opens on Broadway. Pam MacKinnon directs the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which will run for a 16-week limited engagement.

A slew of stars are expected to attend the opening night performance including Bobby Cannavale, Jake Cannavale, Edie Falco, Bryant and ...

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Squigs Enters the Fray of Racially Charged Real Estate Play Clybourne Park

Squigs Enters the Fray of Racially Charged Real Estate Play Clybourne Park

Bruce Norris captures the ever-shifting racial tension as seen through the lens of real estate in his Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park, and Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson set out to capture it in ink. Inspired by Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, the tension-filled comedy centers on a pair of charged transactions involving one house, first ...

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Pay a Visit to Broadway’s Clybourne Park in a Video First Look

Pay a Visit to Broadway’s Clybourne Park in a Video First Look

Clybourne Park tells the story of a pair of racially charged real estate transactions involving one suburban Chicago house in 1959 and again in 2009. Original off-Broadway cast members Crystal A. Dickinson, Brendan Griffin, Damon Gupton, Christina Kirk, Annie Parisse, Jeremy Shamos and Frank Wood are reprising their roles on the Great White Way, and we’ve got an early ...

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Annie Parisse on How Clybourne Park's Long Journey to Broadway Created a Stage Family

Annie Parisse on How Clybourne Park's Long Journey to Broadway Created a Stage Family

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park is anything but cuddly: Bruce Norris’ acid comedy, inspired by A Raisin in the Sun, examines racism in America as filtered through the story of what happens in a suburban Chicago house in 1959 and 2009. In one of the happiest surprises of the season, the original 2010 off-Broadway cast has ...

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Exclusive Video: Take a Peek as Clybourne Park Gets Put Together on Broadway

Exclusive Video: Take a Peek as Clybourne Park Gets Put Together on Broadway

Real estate is the name of the game in Bruce Norris’ dark comedy Clybourne Park, and Broadway.com got a sneak peek at the space in question as the show’s sets were being loaded into the Walter Kerr Theatre. The Pulitzer-Prize winning play centers on a pair of racially charged transactions involving one house, first in 1959 and then in ...

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Open House! Real Estate Drama Clybourne Park Begins Broadway Run

Open House! Real Estate Drama Clybourne Park Begins Broadway Run

Performances for the Broadway premiere of Bruce Norris’ drama Clybourne Park begin March 26 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Directed by Pam MacKinnon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play is set to open April 19 for a 16-week limited engagement.

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

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Tickets for Broadway Run of Pulitzer Prize Winner Clybourne Park Now on Sale

Tickets for Broadway Run of Pulitzer Prize Winner Clybourne Park Now on Sale

Tickets for the Broadway premiere of Bruce Norris’ drama Clybourne Park are now on sale. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play will begin previews at the Walter Kerr Theatre on March 26 and open on April 19 for a 16-week limited engagement, directed by Pam MacKinnon.

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

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Angela Bassett Visits Broadway-Bound Clybourne Park

Angela Bassett Visits Broadway-Bound Clybourne Park
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After enduring its share of offstage drama, Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park is headed to Broadway on March 26. This racially charged dark comedy charts the fate of a suburban Chicago home in 1959 and 2009, with the talented cast of seven taking on different roles in each act. On a recent trip to Los Angeles, Broadway.com ...

Clybourne Park Gets New Dates for Spring Broadway Opening

Clybourne Park Gets New Dates for Spring Broadway Opening

The bumpy Broadway journey of Clybourne Park will officially end happily: Jujamcyn Theaters president Jordan Roth announced that Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play will begin previews at his company’s Walter Kerr Theatre on March 26 and open on April 19 for a 16-week limited engagement, directed by Pam MacKinnon. The opening date is one week later than previously announced.

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Broadway Production of Pulitzer Prize Winner Clybourne Park in Jeopardy

Broadway Production of Pulitzer Prize Winner Clybourne Park in Jeopardy

The planned Broadway mounting of 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner Clybourne Park has been cancelled by lead producer Scott Rudin, according to The New York Post. A spokesman for the Broadway publicity company Boneau/Bryan-Brown confirmed that “we are no longer involved with Clybourne Park,” which had announced an April 12 opening at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

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Video Sneak Peek at Broadway-Bound Dark Comedy Clybourne Park

Video Sneak Peek at Broadway-Bound Dark Comedy Clybourne Park

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Clybourne Park is getting a pre-Broadway run at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and the production has just released video clips that preview storylines set in the same suburban Chicago home in 1959 (Act One) and 2009 (Act Two). Playwright Bruce Norris skewers the racial attitudes of both time periods as a talented cast ...

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Clybourne Park Gets Spring 2012 Broadway Berth

Pulitzer Prize Winner Clybourne Park Gets Spring 2012 Broadway Berth

Confirming earlier speculation, Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park will transfer to Broadway following its Los Angeles run. The play will begin previews on an as-yet unspecified date and open on April 12 at the Walter Kerr Theatre, directed by Pam MacKinnon. Clybourne Park’s original off-Broadway cast (Crystal A. Dickinson as Francine/Lena, Brendan Griffin as Jim ...

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Original Clybourne Park Cast Set For Los Angeles Run

Original Clybourne Park Cast Set For Los Angeles Run

The original off-Broadway cast of Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park will reprise their roles for the forthcoming Los Angeles production at the Mark Taper Forum. Helmed by returning director Pam MacKinnon, Clybourne Park begins performances on January 11, 2012, with opening night set for January 25. The limited engagement concludes February 26. While the show is eyeing a ...

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Clybourne Park, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play by Bruce Norris, Eyes Transfer from L.A. to Broadway

Clybourne Park, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play by Bruce Norris, Eyes Transfer from L.A. to Broadway

Clybourne Park, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, will likely transfer from the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles to Broadway in the spring of 2012, according to The New York Times. The play debuted in 2010 at Playwrights Horizons to critical acclaim, and original director Pam MacKinnon will stage the L.A. production, which is scheduled to ...

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Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris Wins 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris Wins 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Clybourne Park, Bruce Norris’ dark comedy loosely inspired by A Raisin in the Sun, was named winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The play took home the coveted award over finalists A Free Man of Color by John Guare and Detroit by Lisa D’Amour. The announcement was made on April 18 at Columbia University, which administers the awards ...

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Clybourne Park Star Jeremy Shamos on Riding the Wave of Audience Laughter

Clybourne Park Star Jeremy Shamos on Riding the Wave of Audience Laughter

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Jeremy Shamos is every off-Broadway director’s secret weapon, whether the script is a comedy (Miss Witherspoon, Hunting and Gathering, Gutenberg! The Musical!), drama (100 Saints You Should Know, Animals Out of Paper) or—best of all—a comedy with dramatic heft, as in the current production of Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park at Playwrights Horizons. It’s a hugely challenging black ...

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New Comedy Clybourne Park Extends at Playwrights Horizons

New Comedy Clybourne Park Extends at Playwrights Horizons

Clybourne Park, Bruce Norris' new black comedy about race and real estate, will get a two-week extension at Playwrights Horizons. The off-Broadway production opened to rave reviews on February 21 and will now run through March 21 rather than the previously announced closing date of March 7, directed by Pam MacKinnon.

The ensemble cast, which plays two entirely different sets ...

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It's a Beautiful Opening Night in Off-Broadway's Clybourne Park

It's a Beautiful Opening Night in Off-Broadway's Clybourne Park
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A timely comedy with a pitch-black edge: That’s Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park, which imagines the backstory of the house that the Younger family of A Raisin in the Sun aims to buy in 1959, then shows what happens to the neighborhood 50 years later. A skilled seven-person ensemble cast (including Tony winner Frank Wood and TV vet Annie Parisse) plays ...

Race and Real Estate: Learning About Off-Broadway's Clybourne Park

Race and Real Estate: Learning About Off-Broadway's Clybourne Park

"It's about race and real estate," Clybourne Park star Crystal A. Dickinson told us, succinctly summing up a powerful new play in just a few words. In Bruce Norris' new dark comedy at Playwrights Horizons, we see a house and meet its inhabitants in both 1959 and 2009, learning the ups and downs of gentrification along the way. Broadway ...

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Annie Parisse, Frank Wood & More Set for Clybourne Park at Playwrights Horizons

Annie Parisse, Frank Wood & More Set for Clybourne Park at Playwrights Horizons

Law & Order alum Annie Parisse and Tony Award winner Frank Wood are among the complete cast for Playwrights Horizons’ forthcoming world premiere production of Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park. The play will begin previews on January 29, 2010, at the company’s Mainstage Theater and will open on February 21, directed by Pam MacKinnon. The limited engagement will continue through March ...

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