Clybourne Park

Stage Interview: Turf Wars — “A Raisin in the Sun” and “Clybourne Park”

March 10, 2013
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“Clybourne Park” was expressly written to be in conversation with Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun.” The former gives us a new perspective — actually new perspectives — on the latter.

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Theater Review: “Clybourne Park” — Chafing at the Raw Wound of Racism

March 8, 2013
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In Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer prize-winning play “Clybourne Park,” resentment and racism chafe at the thin veneer of polite pleasantries.

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Theater Review: Of Race and Real Estate — Clybourne Park

October 25, 2011
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Given his full-throttle depiction of the myopia of middle class mores, Bruce Norris is more in the flamboyant satiric line of Sinclair Lewis, who also trained his sharp ear and eye on the Midwest, the American heartland, jabbing away at American delusions of community, status, and self-satisfaction.

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Coming Attactions in Theater: October 2011

September 30, 2011
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It is encouraging that the list of recommendations for October isn’t filled with musicals. Are straight plays back? I wouldn’t count on it in this economic climate. So let’s bask in the chance to hear words without music.

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Theater Review Roundup: Taking in London Stages

March 9, 2011
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Reviews of eight stage productions in London, with two terrific shows noted: American dramatist Bruce Norris’s powerful study of racial relations, Clybourne Park, and Alan Ayckbourn’s 1980 farce Season’s Greetings. Another winner on the West End, the critically acclaimed War Horse, comes to New York next week. By Joann Green Breuer Penelope by Enda Walsh…

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