Celebrate 100 Years of Theatre with OCP!
2023/24

Clyde’s

August 18, 2023 - September 17, 2023

Clyde's

Theatre

Howard Drew

Credits

By Lynn Nottage | Directed by Alex Rodriguez

Overview

Fresh from Broadway, Clyde’s is serving up fire and ferocity. Famous for sandwiches and second chances, Clyde’s is where previously incarcerated individuals who are part of a transition program work with pride and resilience while showing great reverence to sandwiches. As the employees strive for redemption, the restaurant owner, Clyde, ensures they can’t leave their own purgatory. Full of dark humor, Clyde’s shows that a fresh start is attainable … if you pay the price.

Disclaimer: Contains adult language and content.


About the authors: Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined has received an Obie, the Lucille Lortel Award, New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Play (Manhattan Theatre Club, Goodman Theatre). Other plays include Intimate Apparel (New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Play; Roundabout Theatre, CENTERSTAGE, South Coast Repertory); Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine (Obie Award; Playwrights Horizons, London’s Tricycle Theatre); Crumbs From the Table of Joy; Las Meninas; Mud, River, Stone; Por’knockers, and Poof! Nottage is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2007 MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant,” the National Black Theatre Festival’s August Wilson Playwriting Award, the 2004 PEN/Laura Pels Award for Drama, and the 2005 Guggenheim Grant for Playwriting, as well as fellowships from the Lucille Lortel Foundation, Manhattan Theatre Club, New Dramatists, and New York Foundation for the Arts. She is a member of The Dramatists Guild, an alumna of New Dramatists and a graduate of Brown University and the Yale School of Drama, where she is a visiting lecturer. Click here to read more.

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