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BRUCE NORRIS CLYBOURNE PARK
Revisiting Clybourne Park
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.
, President Obama Would Be an Impossibility
Writer and playwright
Imagine it again: Not just a few but a
of those voting in 2008 were enlightened hearts and they made electoral history. But not one of them is onstage in
. How then is this play, as
The New York Times'
theatre critic claims, "ferociously smart"?
Deputy Editor, MediaPost
One of the more provocative forums of engagement is theater. We've come a long way from enforced segregation, but as
ruefully notes, we have yet to realize Martin Luther King's dream of a color-blind society.
'Clybourne Park': The Old Neighborhood Returns
Author, theater critic
Clybourne Park first appeared on America's literary map in 1959's
A Raisin in the Sun
. In his boisterous play
, Bruce Norris conducts a then-and-now tour of the old neighborhood that finds rabid racism still rages beneath a veneer of bonhomie.
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