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Clybourne Park – Oxford Playhouse

The Cast of Clybourne Park

Writer: Bruce Norris Director: Daniel Buckroyd Reviewer: Fergus Morgan As one member of the audience pointed out in a lively post-show discussion following this performance of Clybourne Park at the Oxford Playhouse, Lorraine Hansberry is enjoying something of a purple patch in British theatre right now. A completed Les Blancs is playing to huge acclaim at the National, Eclipse Theatre’s ...

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A Raisin In The Sun – Oxford Playhouse

Writer: Lorraine Hansberry Director:John Retallack Reviewer: Fergus Morgan With Bruce Norris’ acclaimed Clybourne Park arriving at the Oxford Playhouse next week, it seems only appropriate to treat dedicated theatre-goers to a staged reading of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin In The Sun, the 1959 play upon which Clybourne Park is based, a few days before. Produced in association with Oxford’s Ruskin ...

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Clybourne Park – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

The Cast of Clybourne Park

Writer: Bruce Norris Director: Daniel Buckroyd Reviewer: Michael Gray Bruce Norris's thought-provoking piece Clybourne Park is a companion to the 1959 classic A Raisin in the Sun. Back then, Lorraine Hansbury drew on her own experience to tell the story of the sale of a house in a Chicago suburb. Norris sets his “parallel play” in that very house. Its ...

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A Raisin In The Sun – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Alisha Bailey and Ashley Zhangazha

Writer: Lorraine Hansberry Director: Dawn Walton Reviewer: Paul Couch   Essentially, Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin In The Sun is a magnificent soap opera in the best tradition of the genre, no more, no less. That’s not to detract from its quality in any way but anyone hoping for some cerebral, social metaphors is likely to be disappointed. It’s a neat, ...

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NEWS: Casting announced for Mercury Theatre Clybourne Park

Colchester’s Mercury Theatre have released details of the casting for the regional UK premiere of Clybourne Park. The cast for this new production of Bruce Noris's Award-winning play will include Ben Deery, Dan Gaisford, Rebecca Manley, Rebecca Oldfield, Gloria Onitiri, Wole Sawyerr, William Troughton and Mark Womack. The production opens in Colchester before touring to Richmond, Guildford, Cambridge, Oxford, and ...

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PREVIEW: 2016 – A look ahead

2015 was a thrilling rollercoaster ride for the theatre scene, with more venues programming exciting and risk-taking productions that complemented a more traditional slate of work. We saw artistic directors leave venues for pastures new and then, in return, gain new visionaries for the future. So as we stand on the precipice of 2016, what theatrical delights await? We asked ...

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Clybourne Park – Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Bruce Norris Director: Gillian Lemon Reviewer: May Mellstrom Any play that can boast of winning an Olivier Award, Tony Award or the Pulitzer Prize immediately sets a high standard for itself, so it takes a brave theatre company to present a play that has won all three. said&done production of Bruce Norris’s 2010 play Clybourne Park lives up to ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week Beginning Monday 29th September 2014

Ambition is the theme that runs through the heart of this week's picks of theatre from up and down the UK &Ireland. From revivals of well known classics, to regional and UK premieres. Just what makes you have the drive and passion to push you forward? What desires do you secretly harbor and what would it take for them to ...

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