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"Clybourne Park

Boys in the Attic

George Heymont | Posted 06.19.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Two recent Bay Area productions included characters whose lives were haunted by the suicide of their son. The ghost of one son appears onstage; the other is never seen.

First Nighter: Bruce Norris's Domesticated Yay, Wallace Shawn's Grasses of a Thousand Colors Nay

David Finkle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

We may never know what Hilary Clinton was thinking during the 1998 Monica Lewinsky episode or how Silda Wall Spitzer was reacting when Eliot Spitzer strayed or whether Huma Abedin was severely stand-by-your-man-tested over Anthony Weiner's vigorous sexting. We might never know any of this, but Bruce Clybourne Park Norris has some ideas.

Revisiting Clybourne Park

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 10.30.2012 | Arts
Shoshana Greenberg

The more I thought about the play, the more beautiful it was. When someone recounted the ending to me a year later, I started crying.

Clybourne Park: Race to the Finish

Danny Groner | Posted 09.19.2012 | New York
Danny Groner

Although it stretches over a 50-year period and introduces a whole set of new characters at the midway point, Clybourne Park stays true to its themes and forces you to consider just how far we've come after all.

In Clybourne Park, President Obama Would Be an Impossibility

Carla Seaquist | Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts
Carla Seaquist

Imagine it again: Not just a few but a majority of those voting in 2008 were enlightened hearts and they made electoral history. But not one of them is onstage in Clybourne Park. How then is this play, as The New York Times' theatre critic claims, "ferociously smart"?

There's No Place Like Home

Howard Sherman | Posted 08.13.2012 | Home
Howard Sherman

Despite protestations to the contrary, America does have a national theatre. We simply don't restrict it to the work of a single company. America's national theatre exists across the country.

Saturday in New York: Bess, Wiseman and Clybourne Park

James Franco | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
James Franco

Because school is out and I don't have any major obligations, I decided to take in as much of New York as possible on Saturday.

The Tonys and Other Theater Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

When they get their statues and say how much they love being part of the theater community, believe them. The love is real, the people genuinely grounded by the work.

And Broadway's Best New Play Is...

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

NEW YORK - (AP) -- "Clybourne Park," the remarkably perceptive Pulitzer Prize-winning play about race and real estate, has won the Tony Award for bes...

Clybourne Park on Broadway: There Goes the Neighborhood

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.23.2012 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Now on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theater after a stunning debut two years ago, Bruce Norris biting Pulitzer Prize winning drama Clybourne Park begins in 1959 with a couple leaving their Chicago home after many years.

Theater: 'Clybourne Park' Moves to Broadway; Property Values Rise

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Clybourne Park has just moved to Broadway and its new neighbors are not happy about it. Can you blame them?

'Clybourne Park': The Old Neighborhood Returns

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Wilborn Hampton

Clybourne Park first appeared on America's literary map in 1959's A Raisin in the Sun. In his boisterous play Clybourne Park, Bruce Norris conducts a then-and-now tour of the old neighborhood that finds rabid racism still rages beneath a veneer of bonhomie.

11 Cultural Highs From San Francisco's 2011 Arts Calendar

George Heymont | Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

The San Francisco Bay area has such a vibrant arts community that prioritizing events can become a mind-numbing exercise. Here is a slideshow of the 11 most thrilling events I attended in 2011.

Clybourne Park Explores Other Side of Raisin in the Sun

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 12.31.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Unfortunately, the work's power is diluted by the characters' generally unappealing nature -- I found myself drawn to perhaps two of the actors in each act -- and the stiff way in which they carried themselves.

`Clybourne Park' Examines Race And Real Estate

AP | MICHAEL KUCHWARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

NEW YORK — Race and real estate. No shortage of opinions about either one. Intertwine the two and you get "Clybourne Park," Bruce Norris' remar...