Trish Wadley Productions and David Adkin in association with Park Theatre present

Clybourne Park

By Bruce Norris

Directed by Oliver Kaderbhai

OffWestEnd Award Nomination: Supporting Performance in a Play - Katie Matsell

OffWestEnd Award Nomination: Director (Plays) - Oliver Kaderbhai

★★★★★ 
The Independent

★★★★★ 
Londonist 

★★★★★
The Arts Desk

★★★★
Evening Standard

★★★★
WhatsOnStage 

★★★★
The Stage 

★★★★
Broadway World 

★★★★
London Theatre

★★★★
Theatre Weekly

★★★★
Ham&High


 
 

 

 

Following sell out runs at the Royal Court and in the West End, Clybourne Park returns to London in a new production of the award-winning play.

Winner of both the Tony and Olivier Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for author Bruce Norris, Clybourne Park is a razor-sharp satire about prejudice and the politics of race and real estate. Oliver Kaderbhai directs Michael Fox (Downton Abbey), Andrew Langtree (The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, West End), Richard Lintern (My Night with Reg, Royal Court), Katie Matsell (Museum of Austerity with The English Touring Theatre & National Theatre), Aliyah Odoffin (Everything I Know About Love (Working Title/BBC), Imogen Stubbs (Honour, Park Theatre) and Eric Underwood (Royal Ballet).

In 1959, Russ and Bev are moving to the suburbs after the tragic death of their son and have sold their house to the neighbourhood’s first black family. 

Decades later, the roles are reversed when a young white couple buys the lot in what is now a predominantly black neighbourhood, signalling a new wave of gentrification. In both instances, a community showdown takes place – are the same issues festering beneath the floorboards fifty years on? 

Directed by Oliver Kaderbhai, this outrageous comedy has never been more relevant more than a decade after it first played in London.


'Oliver Kaderbhai’s superb production at the Park Theatre manages to be even better and more penetrating than the show’s original' ★★★★★ The Independent

'A shocking, and shockingly good, play which brutally examines the underlying nature of the USA and how it treats its citizens' ★★★★★ Londonist 

'An excellent revival of a terrific, clever play, stylishly directed by Oliver Khaderbai' ★★★★★ The Arts Desk

'[An] exquisitely discomfiting riff on race and property' ★★★★ Evening Standard

'Kaderbhai's production fizzes with energy and features a top-notch ensemble' ★★★★ WhatsOnStage 

'Skilful performances bring great depth to this resonant revival of Bruce Norris’ unflinching and unsettling comic drama' ★★★★ The Stage 

'Oliver Kaderbhai's production lets the acting take centre stage in this perceptive play' ★★★★ Broadway World 

'Packs a singular wallop that may even be greater now than when this satire was first seen' ★★★★ London Theatre

'A carefully constructed chaos, a well-oiled machine of mayhem' ★★★★ Theatre Weekly 

'Kaderbhai's sparky tautly-paced revival delivers two hum dinging rows on both subjects, which draw gasps of hilarity and horror' ★★★★ Ham&High

It is sharp, funny, bookended with delicate grace by an acknowledgement of  tragedy... it is also most beautifully acted' ★★★★ Theatre Cat 

'[The cast] is little short of magnificent, and the actors bring every last offensive joke, inanity and quieter moment alive' The Guardian

'A tantalising tale of property and prejudice' The Times