Sweat

by LYNN NOTTAGE
directed by TIMOTHY BOND
McGuire Proscenium Stage

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Single tickets go on sale Monday, February 17, 2020 at noon.

A Pulitzer Prize-winning drama

Reading, Pennsylvania, is a blue-collar town with generations of hardworking folk, many of whom work at Olstead’s factory and down cold beers together after hours. But the economy is changing, NAFTA is a new reality and rumors fly about layoffs. Promotions and pride inevitably collide, forming cracks in decades-old friendships that crumble when the factory breaks with the union. From the politically charged opening scene to its electrifying conclusion, Sweat boldly confronts issues of race, immigration, deindustrialization and the ever-slipping grip on middle-class life — all with Nottage’s signature humor and heart.

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Prices range from $25 to $79.

Pro tip: Preview performances start at $15 (July 25–30). Hurry, these go quickly! 

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ASL-interpreted, audio-described and open-captioned performances are available on select dates.

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Sweat will take place on the McGuire Proscenium Stage.

Pro tip: Can't do stairs or have a special seating request? Call the Box Office for details. 

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