Written in 2009, Clybourne Park takes up where Raisin leaves off, in 1959 with a white couple selling their home to the Youngers and causing uproar among their middle class neighbors. The second act fast-forwards 50 years with neighborhood demographics radically shifted and the first family of gentrifying whites about to move into what is now a predominantly black community. Times have changed, but what about the no-holds-barred conversation about race and the politics of community?

Clybourne Park led Top 10 lists from The New Yorker to The Washington Post.

“the year’s slyest and bravest political comedy.”Ben Brantley, The New York Times

“articulates brilliantly, wittily and painfully our inability to talk about race”The San Francisco Chronicle


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