SWEAT by Lynn Nottage
Maine Premiere of a 2018 Pulitzer Prize winning play, this powerful drama set in Reading, PA examines the pressures put on a closeknit group of blue collar factory workers as globalization, recession, and the threat of the factory closing creates explosive battles along racial and ethnic fault lines, rupturing friendships while providing a clear-eyed and empathetic understanding of the plight of the disappearing middleclass in modern America.
March 1-3, 2019 in Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall
March 1 & 2 at 7:30PM, March 3 at 2PM
Content Warning: This play contains strong language, substance abuse, depression, violence, racism and racial slurs, sexism and misogyny, and classism. If you have questions about the content, please contact Professor Davis Robinson.
Ticket cost: FREE
Sponsored by: Sponsored by the Alice Cooper Morse Fund