Sweat

by LYNN NOTTAGE
directed by TIMOTHY BOND

July 25 – August 29, 2020
McGuire Proscenium Stage

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Single tickets go on sale Monday, February 17, 2020 at 11 a.m.

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, globalization and the ever-slipping grip on middle-class life — all with Nottage’s signature humor and heart.

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