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Clybourne Park Reviews

Lyceum Theatres (San Diego, CA)

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71 ratings
4.0 average rating
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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 13 2013

Read the play last year and was anxious to see it played out. It was outstanding and one of the best performances I've seen at the rep.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Jan 15 2013

1959 portion of the show dragged and there was much too much conversation about "ice cream" and not enough about why the family was moving or about the death of their son.

2009 portion was very entertaining.

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18 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 15 2013

This was an intersting piece about race relations in regards to desegregation of neighborhoods as seen in the fifties and the OOs. It was overly dramatic with some of the female characters in the fifties being charactures and not well drawn out. ...continued

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2 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 12 2013

I thought the cast did a great job and it was totally an enjoyable experience!

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50 reviews
41 stars
attended Feb 03 2013

Well-acted but a bit of a jumble in the second act. The second half of the play tries to push the boundaries of comfort and taste regarding race, gender, sex and class, yet is so obvious and ham-handed that the potential offensiveness fizzles and...continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 06 2013

The acting was great! The script, less so. The first act had a lot to say, and did it well. I felt like the second act completely lost focus as to what it was trying to say.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 24 2013

We appreciated the outstanding performance of each and every cast member. Great play and a truly impressive production.

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62 reviews
39 stars
attended Jan 17 2013

A very thought provoking evening that hopefully encourages self reflection and change. Uncomfortable truths are revealed by the characters while the audience around me sometimes cringed at the brutal honesty that came through. Presented by a...continued

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30 reviews
20 stars
attended Jan 17 2013

Great show and terrific casting. One thing I don't care about with the Lyceum, and not most other venues: they tend to give Goldstar crappy back of the theater tickets, even when it's not that full.

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26 reviews
7 stars
attended Jan 16 2013

Poor acting, directing. Very disappointed.

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24 reviews
28 stars
attended Jan 19 2013

While we very much enjoyed the first act, we were sad to see the second act devolve into theatrical screaming. Overall the actin g was good, but were once again subjected to what must be Lyceum' s greatest drawback: unsophisticated audience...continued

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16 reviews
11 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

Irritating & disturbing content, good acting.

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9 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 13 2013

Excellent script well acted by a highly capable cast that presents a thought provoking and creative take on issues that we must still face every day, at school, in the workplace, even at the grocery. Parts of it made me squirm, and that's a good...continued

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9 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

first act slow, little development. Second act excrutiatingly painfull with what is supposedly to be interesting tip-toeing verbalization around issues of race. A dated play in need of pruning and tighter direction. The cast was professional...continued

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9 reviews
29 stars
attended Jan 20 2013

I loved this play. The acting was excellent and sets beautiful. Wish it had continued into a third act.

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9 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 03 2013

Strong cast, well directed, clever play

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9 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 02 2013

This play was well acted and quite relevant.

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8 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 15 2013

OK, had its moments, but would not recommend to friends.
Can't quite believe it won all those awards... seemed like a high school play.

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8 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 31 2013

This play was advertised as a comedy but it wasn't very funny. It was thought-provoking about the subject of racism, but was more of a drama than a comedy. So, if you're looking for a comedy, this is not it.

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7 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 20 2013

A good play-- thought-provoking on many levels. I suggest watching the video Raisin in the Sun prior to attending for a more full experience.

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