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The messy suicide of Kenneth (Timothy Redmond), who was Russ (Richard Howard) and Bev's (Lynda DiVito) son.
production of this provocative 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner. Yet we find ourselves laughing throughout the show, while cringing at the same time.
It begins, as so much entertainment in the '50s did, as a frothy sitcom, featuring fizzy characters willing to give their Omega Seamaster Spectre 300
They are more sophisticated there are now two lawyers in the room as Clybourne Park neighbors discuss what sort of renovations can be may be made by Steve and Lindsey (Marker and Oberhauser) when they move to Clybourne Park as one of the few white families and remodel the old home of Russ and Bev. And everyone's a global traveler. The discussion is broken up with comments on the various places they've vacationed and the various types of food they've eaten.
There is nothing frothy about the second half of the first act; in fact it's much closer to rabid than frothy, as neighborhood leader Karl (Craig Marker) visits the sold home with his wife, the deaf and very pregnant Betsy (Kendra Lee Oberhauser), to try to prevent an even unwitting bit of so called "blockbusting" from taking place.
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all to see that everybody lives happily ever after, because it is 1959, and despite:
It should be interesting to see, we note, what a half century of evolution has done. And sure enough, the seven characters in Act 2 have some similarities there are two couples, one of the women is pregnant to those they played in Act 1. And it's clear they grew up in a very different world.
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It is a hugely ugly sequence that makes contemporary audience members squirm, taking heart in only the fact in that in the 50 years since then the world is a much better, kinder, gentler and more tolerant place. Still, it's difficult to see the "Leave It to Beaver" world explode as violently as a firecracker held Omega Watches Lebanon too long.
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into the second act, and the long history of Clybourne Park visits the old community again, for better or worse, exploring issues of race, class and gender roles political correctness be damned in exchanges that are at times brutally sharp.
But then it's intermission, we buy some ice cream and talk about what we've just seen. Then we exchange smiles, ready for the second act, set in 2009, a year before the play made its debut.
The show is compellingly performed by this talented and skillful cast, directed by Center Rep Artistic Director Michael Butler, who has filled the show with effective details throughout.
But have they really changed all that much?
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