Clybourne Park: A Play (Tony Award Best Play)

Clybourne Park: A Play (Tony Award Best Play)

By: Norris, Bruce

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"Clybourne Park" spans two generations fifty years apart. In 1959, Russ and Bev are selling their desirable two-bedroom at a bargain price, unknowingly bringing the first black family into the neighborhood (borrowing a plot line from Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun") and creating ripples of discontent among the cozy white residents of Clybourne Park. In 2009, the same property is being bought by a young white couple, whose plan to raze the house and start again is met with equal disapproval by the black residents of the soon-to-be-gentrified area. Are the issues festering beneath the floorboards actually the same, fifty years on? Bruce Norris's excruciatingly funny and squirm-inducing satire explores the fault line between race and property.

"Clybourne Park" is the winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and the winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play.

Title: Clybourne Park: A Play (Tony Award Best Play)

Author: Norris, Bruce

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2011-08-16

ISBN/UPC Number: 0865478686

ISBN/UPC Number 13: 9780865478688

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: new

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 9780865478688

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