Inside the Rehearsals of…Clybourne Park, Park Theatre

Oliver Kaderbhai’s production begins performances at the Park Theatre on the 25th March. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening in rehearsals…

photo by Mark Douet.

The 10th Anniversary revival of Bruce Norris’ Tony and Olivier Award winning play, directed by Oliver Kaderbhai will run at the Park Theatre for a limited run until the 2nd May.

Photo by Mark Douet.

Presented by Alex Turner Productions and Trish Wadley Productions, in association with Park Theatre, the cast for the production is set to star: Alisha Bailey (Francine/Lena), Maddy Hill (Betsy/Lindsey), Andrew
Langtree (Karl/Steve), and Richard Lintern (Russ/Dan), Michael Fox (Jim/Tom), Imogen Stubbs (Bev/Kathy) and Eric Underwood (Albert/Kevin).

Photo by Mark Douet.

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?

Photo by Mark Douet

The creative team for the production includes: set and costume design by James Turner, lighting design by Zia Bergin-Holly and sound design by Will Tonna.

Clybourne Park will run at the Park Theatre from the 25th March until the 2nd May.

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