1/14/2016 - 1/31/2016
Running Jan. 14 to 31, 2016
Thursdays — Jan. 14, 21 and 28 — at 7:30 p.m.
Fridays — Jan. 15, 22 and 29 — at 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays — Jan. 16, 23 and 30 — at 7:30 p.m.
Sundays — Jan. 17, 24 and 31 — at 2:30 p.m.
PLUS Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 10 a.m.
A comic drama by Bruce Norris
Directed by Jimmie Woody
Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play, Clybourne Park examines the “life” of one house over a 50-year span.
In Act I, community leaders anxiously try to stop a black family from moving into a house in an all-white neighborhood. In Act II, set 50 years later, we encounter the same house in the present day, as the now predominantly African American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification.
Back row: Moriah Lynn as Bev
and Tyson Sebree as Albert.
Front row: Keeya Chapman-Langford as Francine and Scott Crim as Jim.
(Photo by Aimee Lambes)
With a nod to Weathervane Playhouse’s 2015 production of A Raisin in the Sun, the celebrated Clybourne Park can be viewed as a kind of “sequel” to Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play: The house at the center of Clybourne Park is the same one that the Younger family has just purchased at the end of A Raisin in the Sun.
Audience advisory: The play contains adult language and frank discussions of race and class. It is best enjoyed by audiences ages 13 and older.
CLICK HERE to read a preview of the show on Akronist.com.
CLICK HERE to read an essay by cast member Keeya Chapman-Langford on Akronist.com.
CLICK HERE to read The Akron Beacon Journal's review of the show.
CLICK HERE to read The West Side Leader's review of the show.
CLICK HERE to read The Akronist.com's review of the show.
THE CREATIVE TEAM
Assistant Stage Manager
JASEN J. SMITH
Assistant Technical Director