Venue Details

3419 Star Starred
Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts
between Berkeley & Clarendon Streets 527 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116
617-266-0800
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 39 members
Review from Donna W

Fabulous opportunity to see great actors at work...each one played a different character in each act, and all were amazing. Play very interesting and thought-provoking, and connection to "A Raisin in the Sun" added to its appeal.

reviewed Mar 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Bruce Villineau

This is the best show I have seen Speakeasy produce. I saw the original production premiere in London, and I have to say that this was true to that in evcery single way possible. Coupled with the Huntington's production of "A Raisin in the Sun,"...continued

reviewed Mar 24 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from cynthia cirome

We were quite enthralled with the first act as it seemed to flow naturally. Actors could not have been better in their roles. The second act regardless of the profanity, seemed to be disjointed and not as profound or interesting as the beginning...continued

reviewed Mar 24 2013 report as inappropriate
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“A theatrical treasure. Indisputably, uproariously funny.” —Entertainment Weekly

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By Bruce Norris

Directed by M. Bevin O’Gara

Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and London’s Olivier Award for Best Play, Clybourne Park is a bold new play about race, real estate and the volatile values of each. Inspired by Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play A Raisin in the Sun, this acclaimed work explodes in two outrageous acts set 50 years apart. Act One takes place in 1959, as nervous community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of a home in a white community to a black family. Act Two is set in the same house in 2009, as the now predominantly African American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification.

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