Laurence Olivier Award winning playwright Bruce Norris won the 2012 TONY Award for Best Play with CLYBOURNE PARK, a play that spans two generations and fifty years, but only the square footage of a single two-bedroom home. Way to go, Bruce!
In 1959, Russ and Bev are selling their desirable two-bedroom at a bargain price, unknowingly bringing the first black family into the neighborhood and creating ripples of discontent among the cozy white residents of Clybourne Park.
In 2009, the same property is being bought by a young white couple, whose plan to raze the house and start again is met with equal disapproval by the black residents of the soon-to-be-gentrified area.
CLYBOURNE PARK is also the winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!Read more
Major congratulations to British playwright David Hare whose rich and intellectual plays won him the 2011 PEN/Pinter prize!
"In the course of his long, distinguished career, David Hare has never failed to speak out fearlessly on the subject of politics in the broadest sense; this courage, combined with his rich creative talent, makes him a worthy winner of the PEN/Pinter Prize." --Lady Antonia Fraser, Harold Pinter's widow
Fun fact: David's not only a playwright, he's a knight!Read more