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‘Clybourne Park’ Raises Question: Whose Story Is It?

Students Peform Clybourne ParkAs politicians seek to define and appeal to different communities this election season, making generalizations, statements and assumptions about diverse groups of people, the Theatre Department's timely production of Clybourne Park brought to the campus stage many of the ideological conflicts we see playing out on the national one.

While the play's themes are not party-political, they do grapple with issues of group identity, racism and prejudice, belonging and exclusion, and how exactly we define community.

"Theatre has a responsibility to ask the tough questions," Director and Professor of Theatre Ann Marie Costa says.

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