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Sweat poster: an image of a bar with the arms of customers leaning on it. Most are white, one pair of arms (with carefully manicured fingernails) belongs to an African-American woman

By Lynn Nottage
Directed by Gilbert McCauley
April 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 at 7:30 p.m. | April 13 at 2 p.m.
School matinee April 10 at 10 a.m. 

Created through interviews with the citizens of Reading, PA, Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Sweat deftly and unflinchingly examines the complicated ways race, class, and gender intersect in a struggling factory town. Nottage’s well-drawn characters stir us to think about how we overlook what hate can look like and how close it is to us, until we are forced to confront it.

Check out the production booklet online:

Check out the production study guide online.

And join us for

Reading Lynn Nottage

Join members of the Sweat artistic team as we celebrate the legacy of Lynn Nottage. We will be reading monologues from Nottage’s other acclaimed plays, as well as excerpts from literary works that have inspired her work over the years.  

Wednesday April 10, 4:30-6 PM 

at the Curtain Theater

FREE and open to all

Refreshments will be provided.