Photo Flash: Fran Drescher Makes Surprise Appearance at CLYBOURNE PARK
Fran Drescher, well known for her role as Fran Fine in the TV series The Nanny and currently appearing in Happily Divorced, has appeared on stage in Off-Broadway's Love, Loss and What I Wore and Some Girl(s). Film credits include Saturday Night Fever, American Hot Wax, Summer of Fear, The Hollywood Knights, Doctor Detroit, This Is Spinal Tap, UHF, Jack, The Beautician and the Beast, Picking Up the Pieces and more. Other television appearances include Living with Fran and Charmed Lives.
CLYBOURNE PARK is about race, real estate and the volatile values of each, told through two acts set 50 years apart. The first takes place in 1959 as nervous community leaders try to stop the sale of a home to a black family. The second is set in the same house in its present-day, predominantly African-American neighborhood.
Bruce Norris's acclaimed play, under the direction of Pam MacKinnon, received its world premiere at Playwrights Horizons in 2010 and just completed a critically acclaimed pre-Broadway engagement at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. The original cast has moved to the Walter Kerr Theatre. The design team features Daniel Ostling (sets), Ilona Somogyi(costumes), Allen Lee Hughes (lights), and John Gromada (sound).Photo credit: James Latus