Thursday, February 07, 2013

My Life in the Theater: Clybourne Park




We saw this at the San Diego Repertory Theater last week. It was an outstanding production of a thoughtful, funny, sad, truthful play about racism. Hard to think of a better play in the last five years and the acting by the company here was sublime. Local theater can be such an enriching experience.


4 comments:

Margot Kinberg said...

Patti - I definitely ought to try to see this. It sounds terrific.

Richard L. Pangburn said...

Patti, I'm not sure who's doing FFB links today, but I have one for a change:

Kem Nunn's THE DOGS OF WINTER:

http://trackofthecat.blogspot.com/2013/02/the-dogs-of-winter-by-kem-nunn-fridays.html

Anonymous said...

We saw this on Broadway last year. It had been playing when we were in London but we couldn't get tickets.

For those who don't know the history of the play, it's quite interesting. It follows Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, set in 1959 (Act I) and 2009 (Act II). It played for a month at Playwrights Horizon in 2010, then moved to London where it became a big hit and moved to the West End. When it returned to the US it eventually made it to Broadway, where it garnered great reviews and both the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best Play.

Jeff M.

Todd Mason said...

If I was to do another 10 Actors, Annie Parisse is certainly a must.