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Clybourne Park at Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage

Dates

9/6/2012 - 10/7/2012

Theatre

Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage


2750 Granville Street (@ 12th Avenue)
Vancouver,BC
Running Time: 2 hours (including one intermission)


Clybourne Park in Vancouver


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THE SHARP-WITTED, PROVOCATIVE AWARD-WINNING COMEDY
This wickedly funny and fiercely provocative play about race, real estate, gender, and the volatile values of each has won nearly every honour the theatre has to give, including the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and 2012 Tony Award for Best Play.

One house, two histories. In Chicago, 1959, an African-American family moves into a house in Clybourne Park, to the mortification of its all-white residents. Fast-forward 50 years, and the house is again changing hands, this time to a young, white couple with plans for demolition. Inspired by the American theatre classic, A Raisin in the Sun, provocateur Bruce Norris skewers the conventions of political correctness with humour and insight. Lightning-quick repartee will leave the audience laughing, perhaps even shocked, and definitely reconsidering what it means to call a place home.


Ages: Contains mature content and coarse language

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