Smart Bets: Clybourne Park

Warren Wilson College has been around for 125 years, and to commemorate the occasion, its theater department has chosen The Power of Place as its theme for the forthcoming performance season. First on the schedule is Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park, famous for being the only play thus far to win a Pulitzer Prize, a Tony and an Olivier award. Directed by Candace Taylor, the 2010 drama is a sequel of sorts to Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, with scenes that take place in 1959 and 50 years later in the same Chicago house. Weaving together fictional and historical events, Norris’ exploration of racial relations and real estate hits the Kittredge Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9; Sunday, Nov. 10; Saturday, Nov. 16; and Sunday, Nov. 17. Free to Warren Wilson faculty and staff and high school and college students with valid ID/$10 general public. warren-wilson.edu. Image by Kris Hernandez

SHARE
About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for ashevillemovies.com and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.