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Masks are no longer required

Masks are no longer required at our performances. We do strongly recommend you wear them, though.











January 20th - February 12th

Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris

Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best Play, "Clybourne Park" is a razor-sharp satire about the politics of race. Inspired by Lorraine Hansberry&s "A Raisin In The Sun," "Clybourne Park" is a provocative comedy/drama set in the same house but before and after the events of Hansberry&s play. Act one takes place in 1959 when Russ and Bev are moving to the Chicago suburbs, selling their home to the neighborhood&s first black family. Act two is decades later when a young white couple buys the same property. Now a predominately black community battles to protect the historic qualities of the community in the face of gentrification. As described by The Washington Post, the play "applies a modern twist to the issues of race and housing and aspirations for a better life."



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The Costa Mesa Playhouse is a 73-seat, not-for-profit, Community Theater that has been serving greater Orange County for over 50 years.

The Playhouse is dedicated to presenting affordable, quality, live theater in a comfortable and intimate setting, and to offering the talented actors, singers, dancers, and stage craftspeople of Orange County a welcoming environment in which to practice their craft.

With a season running from September through June and five productions per season, the Playhouse offers a diverse array of plays and musicals to our theatergoing public.

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