Clybourne Park By Bruce Norris
Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play. CLYBOURNE PARK explodes in two outrageous acts set fifty years apart. Act One takes place in 1959, as white community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of a home to a black family. Act Two is set in the same house in the present day, as the now predominantly African-American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification.
“Vital, sharp-witted and ferociously smart.” —NY Times. “A theatrical treasure…Indisputably, uproariously funny.” —Entertainment Weekly. “A savagely funny and insightful time bomb.” —Hollywood Reporter. “Funny as hell…The theater shakes with gales of laughter.” —NY Post.
Performances: February 14 through March 8, 2020. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:00pm. Sundays at 2:00pm
All performances will be at the Tenth Ave Arts Center
Directed by Kandace Crystal
Cast Bios (in alphabetical order)
Emily Candia – (Betsy/Lindsay)
Clybourne Park will be Emily’s debut with Trinity Theatre Company. Her other credits include: All My Sons (OSP); Peter And the Starcatcher (Lamplighters); A Piece of My Heart (OnStage Playhouse); Magic at the Marketplace (The Gaslight Melodrama Theatre and Music Hall); The Cherry Orchard (Cal State Bakersfield); Next to Normal (The Empty Space). Emily holds a BA in Theatre from Cal State Bakersfield, and has been a part of the San Diego theatre scene for three years. She thanks her mother, her father, her sister, and her extended family and friends for their love and support.
Robert Coe – (Karl/Steve)
Robert is very excited to be part of this production. He would like to thank everyone involved for making it such a fun experience! His previous roles include J. Finch Fletchley in Puffs, Chewbacca in Phantom of the Empire, and Spoon in Beauty and the Beast. When he isn’t doing theater he’s learning about true crime and talking about it on his podcast Hey Kevin Check This Out. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Ashley Graham – (Francine/Lena)
Clybourne Park will be Ashley’s debut with Trinity Theatre Company. Ashley Graham is a 24-year-old actor, originally from South Carolina. She earned a BA in Theatre at the University of South Carolina in 2017. Some of her favorite roles to date have been Titania (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Lilith (She Kills Monsters), Mrs. Smith (The Bald Soprano) and Trisha (Dog Sees God). Ashley is ecstatic to work with Trinity Theatre Company and tell the magnificent story that is Clybourne Park.
Melissa Malloy – (Bev/Kathy)
Melissa is excited to be involved in her first show here at Trinity. Recently she has been more focused on directing, most recently Texas in Paris, The Diary of Anne Frank, and The Belle of Amherst as the Resident Director for American History Theater. Before moving to San Diego, Melissa acted in San Antonio, Seattle, and the Western Slope of Colorado. Some of her favorite roles are in Trojan Women, The Vagina Monologues, Dancing at Lughnasa, and Help Desk. She would like to thank her family and close friends for supporting her in following her dreams, and this amazing cast for putting up with her craziness during this whole rehearsal process.
Daniel Solomon – (Albert/Kevin)
Daniel is excited to finally be entering the world of Clybourne Park, and to debut at Tenth Avenue Arts Center with Trinity Theatre Company. Solomon performs in training videos produced by USC’s Keck School of Medicine. While completing his BA in Drama at UC Irvine, he performed in Avenue Q, The Wiz, and Parade. Immersive Theatre: Amazon Prime’s The Expanse – Comic-Con 2019. Regional: Grey Gardens – Custom Made Theatre Company, Theatre on the Move – La Jolla Playhouse WoW Festival, Tubby the Tuba – Classic 4 Kids, and Beyond the Score – San Diego Symphony. Many thanks to Mom and Dad for the endless love and support, and to Kandace, Shaun and the cast! Keep up with him on Instagram: @thatsdaniel
Paul Uhler – (Russ/Dan)
Paul has performed for audiences since early childhood, starting out as a magician. Later, during high school, he became interested in theatre acting. Besides acting and doing magic, he likes yoga and music, in particular, classical piano. In his spare time, he composes music for short films. From 2017-19 he received two Aubrey Award nominations and two Patio Awards: in 2017 for Waiting for Godot and in 2019 for Our Town. Sincere thanks go to Kandace Crystal J. Freycinet and Sean Paul Boyd for the opportunity to participate in this important play.
Shaun Lim – (Stage Manager)
Shaun Lim (Stage Manager) previously collaborated with Trinity Theatre Company as a stage manager in Fuddy Meers and is absolutely chuffed to be back! Select production credits: Christmas Past (Lamplighters Theatre), The Dentist, Arsenic and Old Lace (Clairemont Act One), 4.48 Psychosis (Yale-NUS). Select performance credits: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Living Light Theatre), Heathers (Wildsong Productions), Dog Sees God (OB Playhouse), An Iliad, Oleanna (Yale-NUS) and Kindertransport (Zürich Comedy Club). Special thanks to Sean and Kandace for the opportunity, and to the Clybourne Park cast and crew for the wonderful rehearsal process. Forever grateful to family, friends, mentors and the cat for their constant love and encouragement. Besides theatre, Shaun enjoys researching on aging mechanisms and inventing cocktails. Instagram: @caenorhabditise
Kandace Crystal – (Director)
This is Kandace’s second directing gig at Trinity. You may have see her Educational Production of Trinity’s The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Kandace has a BFA in Acting from Florida State University. You may have seen her in local productions, like Blindspot Collective’s Qulili, New Match Collective’s Julius Caesar, and most recently, American History Theatre’s Texas in Paris. Kandace’s directorial credits include Reefer Madness, Bare and countless other scene work and showcases.
WHAT: TRINITY THEATRE COMPANY presents
By Bruce Norris
Directed by Kandace Crystal
CAST: Paul Uhler (Russ/Dan), Melissa Malloy (Bev/Kathy), Ashley Graham (Francine/Lena), Ryan Cannan (Jim/Tom/Kenneth), Daniel Solomon (Albert/Kevin), Robert Coe (Karl/Steve), and Emily Candia (Betsy/Lindsey).
WHERE: Trinity Theatre Company
Presented at the Tenth Avenue Arts Center
930 Tenth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
SCHEDULE: Opens: February 14, 2020
Closes: March 8, 2020
Fri. & Sat. @ 7pm, Sun @ 2pm
PRICE: $25 per ticket
DISCOUNTS: Groups of 7-14 qualify for discounts of 15%
Groups of 15+ qualify for discounts of 20%
For student or non-profit groups of 10+, please call the box office at
**Please note that discounts cannot be combined**
BOX OFFICE: (619) 269-9283