By Kenneth Jones
23 May 2012
|Photo by Nathan Johnson|
Bruce Norris' play, directed by Tony nominee Pam MacKinnon, is at the Walter Kerr Theatre. A 16-week engagement was initially announced for the play that began Off-Broadway in 2010. The Broadway staging reunited that cast and creative team, to critical acclaim.
Tickets are now on sale for all performances.
Clybourne Park, which takes its inspiration from A Raisin in the Sun to discuss the roots of social change in an American suburb, is nominated for four Tony Awards including Best Play (Bruce Norris), Best Direction of a Play (Pam MacKinnon), Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Jeremy Shamos) and Best Scenic Design of a Play (Daniel Ostling). The play won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and Olivier Award for a separate London production.
This staging had a critically acclaimed pre-Broadway engagement at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. The cast includes Crystal A. Dickinson, Brendan Griffin, Damon Gupton, Christina Kirk, Annie Parisse, Jeremy Shamos and Frank Wood.
Clybourne Park is produced by Jujamcyn Theaters, Jane Bergère, Roger Berlind/Quintet Productions, Eric Falkenstein/Dan Frishwasser, Ruth Hendel/Harris Karma Productions, JTG Theatricals, Daryl Roth, Jon B. Platt, Center Theatre Group, in association with Lincoln Center Theater.
The Walter Kerr Theatre box office is 219 W. 48th Street. For tickets, visit telecharge.com.