Recipient of the Tony Award® for Best Play and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
THE STORY: CLYBOURNE PARK explodes in two outrageous acts set fifty years apart. Act One takes place in 1959, as white community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of a home to a black family. Act Two is set in the same house in the present day, as the now predominantly African-American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification.
Also winner of the 2011 Dramatists Guild Hull-Warriner’s Award.
“Vital, sharp-witted and ferociously smart.” —The New York Times.
“A theatrical treasure…Indisputably, uproariously funny.” —Entertainment Weekly.
“A savagely funny and insightful time bomb.” —The Hollywood Reporter.
“Funny as hell…The theater shakes with gales of laughter.” —New York Post.