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People You Should Know . . . Laura Butler Rivera by Zack Calhoon

Laura Butler Rivera is an international actor, director, and choreographer.  She has performed, offered theater workshops, and taught in Turkey, Berlin, Japan, Lithuania, Romania, Italy, US…

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

Sympathy for the Devil by Stephen Farrow

Mad props, or something, to the very intense woman seated three seats down the front row from me at Wednesday afternoon’s performance of Bruce Norris‘s Downstate, a play so relentlessly …

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Citizens of Mockingbird: Will Pullen on Playing the 'Last Bit of Sunlight of Boyhood' as Jem Finch by Paul Wontorek

In adapting Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird for the stage, award-winning scribe Aaron Sorkin looked at the iconic characters of the recently named "best-loved" American novel with fre…

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Casting announced for Sweat’s West End transfer by Robin Johnson

It’s proven itself to be a sell-out, Olivier Award-nominated smash-hit at the Donmar Warehouse. And now Sweat will see the Donmar cast return to the production for its West End transfer,…

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Donmar Stars Will Move to West End with Sweat by Andy Lefkowitz

The talented slate of stars who appeared in the Donmar Warehouse's Olivier-nominated staging of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer-winning play Sweat have signed on to move with the production to Lond…

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Martha Plimpton to Be Joined by Full Donmar Cast for West End Transfer of Sweat by Andy Lefkowitz

The talented slate of stars who appeared in the Donmar Warehouse's Olivier-nominated staging of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer-winning play Sweat have signed on to move with the production to Lond…

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Martha Plimpton to Reunite With Sweat Co-Stars for West End Run by Ryan McPhee

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer-winning play will begin performances at London’s Gielgud Theatre June 7.

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Donmar Warehouse cast of Sweat set to return for the show's West End premiere at the Gielgud

Don't sweat it, kiddos! Fans of the Donmar Warehouse production of Lynn Nottage's Sweat, which notably won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, shall be pleased to find that many of the origi…

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Donmar Cast Returns to Star in West End Transfer of SWEAT by BroadwayWorld

The Donmar Warehouse's production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Sweat by Lynn Nottage announces casting for the West End transfer to London's Gielgud Theatre for a limited 6 week run from Fr…

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NEWS: Clare Perkins & Leanne Best return for Sweat’s West End transfer, Further casting by Press Releases

Further West End casting has been announced for the Donmar Warehouse's transfer of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning and Olivier-nominated play Sweat.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Odds & Ends: Billy Porter to Direct World Premiere Play in Boston & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Billy Porter to Direct World Premiere Play in Boston Billy Porter is spreading his talents around. The Tony-winning Kinky Boots…

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Jerry Mitchell and Michael Arden Will Helm New Musicals During Alliance Theatre’s 51st Season by Andrew Gans

The Atlanta theatre company’s 2019–2020 season will also include Small Mouth Sounds, Sweat, and more.

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Sweat shows how Trump's America came to be by Max Maller

Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer winner should be required viewing. When people talk about "Trump's America," they mean two things at once. In general, the phrase is simp…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Monday, March 25, 2019

Designer Frankie Bradshaw: ‘I’ve always had a yearning for the beauty in the natural world’ by Matt Trueman

Rising designer Frankie Bradshaw has created deeply atmospheric onstage worlds for shows such as Orca and Sweat. She tells Matt Trueman how

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Unhinging the American Dream: Goodman Theatre’s ‘Sweat’ by Matthew Wexler

The Goodman Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Sweat," which tackles the collision of race, class, and friendship at a pivotal moment in America. The post Unhinging the American Dr…

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People You Should Know . . . Penny Jackson by Zack Calhoon

Penny Jackson (Playwright) is a playwright, novelist, and screenplay writer. She is the recipient of many writing awards including a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, The Pushcart Prize, a Mirrel…

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Blood and Tears: A Review of Sweat at Goodman Theatre by Irene Hsiao

The first woman in history to win two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama, Lynn Nottage's latest play arrives direct from Broadway but its spirit can be found in countless barstools and beer steins ar…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Finding Value in Every Costume by Mo Brady

by Molly Rushing Molly Rushing in Anastasia In the spring of 2…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1033: Emily Hageman by Adam Szymkowicz

Emily HagemanHometown:  Highlands Ranch, COCurrent Town: Sioux City, IAQ:  What are you working on now? A:  What am I NOT working on right now would be a better question???? I just fini…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

'Sweat' at Goodman Theatre: Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer winner set in a factory town is now in Chicago — and better than Broadway's by Chris Jones

Can a play be sympathetic to the plight of the displaced white, working-class workers of America while also holding that same group fully accountable for its defensiveness, myopia and well-d…

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Working-class frustrations boil over in a most powerful ‘Sweat’ by Catey Sullivan - For The Sun-Times

Set in Pennsylvania, and alternating between 2000 and 2008, Ron OJ Parson’s staging of “Sweat” is as familiar as a decade’s worth of headlines.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

Simon Amstell: ‘I have ridiculous thoughts’ by Eva Wiseman

The comedian is neurotic, searingly honest and very funny. But has he finally learned to love himself? He talks to Eva Wiseman about his new film, tricky fathers and being a big cat Simon Am…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

A Jewish Joke by Joel Benjamin

"A Jewish Joke" brings immediacy to not only the personal and professional effects of the Hollywood blacklist, but to the current onslaught of internet finger-pointing and fear-mongering tha…

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Check Out Highlights From the Chicago Premiere of Lynn Nottage's Sweat by Nathan Skethway

The Pulitzer Prize–winning play, directed by Ron OJ Parson, runs through April 14 at the Goodman Theatre.

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