Friday, January 11, 2019

Review: Sweat at Donmar Warehouse by Eve Allin

Slow burning tragedy: Eve Allin writes on falling in love with Lynn Nottage's play about eight lives in industrial Pennsylvania. The post Review: Sweat at Donmar Warehouse appeared first on…

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The Dilemma of Women Creators in British Theatre: Report by Blouin Artinfo

A recent report by Eleanor Ross for iNews reveals that a whole lot of UK theatres still seem to see plays by women as a risk or 'niche.'There are huge hopes from artistic women directors for…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Donmar Warehouse’s Sweat, With Martha Plimpton, Extends London Run by Ryan McPhee

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer-winning drama opened at the U.K. venue in December.

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Sweat extends run at the Donmar Warehouse by Eleni Cashell

The critically acclaimed show Sweat will continue its run until 2 February due to exceptional demand.Running at the Donmar Warehouse, the production is part of a series of shows and was mean…

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NEWS: Donmar Warehouse’s production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage extends run by Press Releases

The Donmar Warehouse today announces the extension, due to exceptional demand, for Lynette Linton’s acclaimed production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage. The production will now be booking for pe…

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SWEAT Extends At The Donmar Warehouse by BroadwayWorld

The Donmar Warehouse today announces the extension, due to exceptional demand, for Lynette Linton's acclaimed production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage. The production will now be booking for perf…

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

Propwatch: the beer in ‘Sweat’ by Artsjournal2

“Propwatch always keeps an eye on the drinks cabinet, because liquor is character.” – David Jays

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Drag365: #4- Coco Taylor by Michael Block

Name: Coco TaylorWhere can we find you out and about?: I’m at Rockbar every Tuesday at 9pm hosting my show Cuckoo for Coco.Why Drag?: Because TheaterWorks USA stopped calling.What made you…

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Lynette Linton: 'Why are we not marching in the streets?' by Bridget Minamore

Fuelled by passion and outrage, the playwright and director is shaking up theatre with works about Windrush to an all-women-of-colour Richard II – and now she’s taking over the Bush in L…

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‘Complex, urgent & moving’: SWEAT – Donmar Warehouse ★★★★★ by Anne Cox

If you want to understand why working-class Americans voted for Donald Trump or even why people in Sunderland voted for Brexit then look no further than Lynn Nottage’s complex, urgent and …

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Martha Plimpton webchat – post your questions now

The star of Sweat, The Goonies, Parenthood and The Good Wife joins us for a live webchat at 1pm GMT on Wednesday 9 January 10.48am GMT Martha Plimpton was just 14, and had already modelled f…

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Sunday, December 30, 2018

Susannah Clapp’s best theatre of 2018 by Susannah Clapp

People of colour finally moved centre stage, young performers shone, and two veterans gave an acting masterclass. See our top 10 list below• Read the Observer critics’ reviews of the yea…

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Monday, December 24, 2018

Review: Sweat, Donmar Warehouse by Jessica Handscomb

Written in 2015, Sweat is Lyndsey Nottage’s second Pulitzer Prize winning play, preceded by Ruined, written in 2009. The story is set in Reading, Pennsylvania, an industrial town in which …

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Sunday, December 23, 2018

The week in theatre: Sweat; The Convert; The Tragedy of King Richard the Second – review by Susannah Clapp

Donmar Warehouse; Young Vic; Almeida, LondonLynn Nottage brilliantly dramatises industrial unrest in small-town America in the year’s most powerful playA tremendous theatrical week culmina…

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Friday, December 21, 2018

‘A beautiful piece of writing’: SWEAT – Donmar Warehouse by Maryam Philpott

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Sweat comes to London for the first time, examining the personal and local consequences of a firm’s strategic decision to change the way it ope…

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Review Roundup: See What Critics Had to Say About SWEAT at the Donmar by Review Roundups

The Donmar Warehouse presents Lynette Linton's production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage. Let's see what the critics had to say.

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Sweat — funny, sad, angry portrait of a divided America

Lynn Nottage’s magnificent play at the Donmar Warehouse shows the personal cost of geopolitical shifts

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What Did London Critics Think of Donmar Warehouse's Sweat? by Ryan McPhee

Martha Plimpton stars in the U.K. premiere of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer-winning drama.

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Sweat, Donmar Warehouse review - America at once fractured and fractious by Matt Wolf

Lynn Nottage Pulitzer Prize-winner emerges even more strongly in London A tremendous year for American theatre on the London stage is resoundingly capped by Sweat, the Lynn Nottage Pulitzer …

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BWW Review: SWEAT, Donmar Warehouse by Charlie Wilks

A society is in ruins, and in this tale of depression, dependency and deluge, the human experience is voyeuristically examined, to reveal what happens when you leave folks behind. Focusing i…

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Sweat review – breathtaking drama about life in the American rustbelt by Michael Billington

Donmar Warehouse, LondonBased on interviews with residents of small-town Pennsylvania, Lynn Nottage’s play vividly describes the betrayal and resentments of striking female factory workers…

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Sweat review at Donmar Warehouse, London – ‘nuanced and moving’ by Natasha Tripney

Lynn Nottage’s prescient American play demonstrates how little it takes to stir up racial unrest and anti-immigrant feeling when people’s livelihoods are

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‘Will keep you thinking long after you’ve left the theatre’: SWEAT – Donmar Warehouse ★★★★★ by Rev Stan

Seven years ago playwright Lynn Nottage started spending time in Reading, Pennsylvania, one of the poorest towns in America and wrote Sweat based on her experiences there.

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Most Difficult Special Effect I Ever Got On Film (Or Didn’t Quite) by Artsjournal1

“We spoke to 35 filmmakers — directors, cinematographers, effects artists — about the toughest effect they’ve ever pulled off. The resulting stories run the gamut from the co…

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Monday, December 17, 2018

A First Look the U.K. Debut of Sweat by Marc J. Franklin

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, starring Martha Plimpton, is set to open at the Donmar Warehouse December 19.

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Photo Flash: First Look at SWEAT at Donmar Warehouse by BroadwayWorld

The Donmar Warehouse presents Lynette Linton's production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage. Casting includes Leanne Best, Patrick Gibson, Osy Ikhile, Wil Johnson, Stuart McQuarrie, Clare Perkins, Ma…

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Monday, December 10, 2018

HQ: (I Feel So Mezzaniney) review – follow the warped French maids! by Lyndsey Winship

Second Home, LondonDisaffection trumps dynamism in Steven Warwick and Carlos Maria Romero’s site-responsive piece staged in a co-working spaceThe minimal electro beat ramps up and a gaggle…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

‘We Are A Country That Has Lost Our Narrative’: What Lynn Nottage Learned In Reading, Pa. When She Was Researching ‘Sweat’ by Artsjournal1

“One of the first questions we asked was, how do you describe your city? People would respond by saying: ‘Reading was … ‘ They were incredibly nostalgic for this glor…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Old Vic's All My Sons, Starring Sally Field & Bill Pullman, to Be Broadcast Worldwide; Further Casting Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

London's Old Vic has announced an international broadcast of its upcoming production of Arthur Miller's Tony-winning drama All My Sons. National Theatre Live will air the co-pro…

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Sunday, December 2, 2018

Playwright Lynn Nottage: ‘We are a country that has lost our narrative’ by Sarah Crompton

As Sweat opens in London, the only female dramatist to win two Pulitzers talks about America’s left-behind, her intensive research – and why she’s writing about Michael Jackson nextIt…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Actor will return to Public's 'Sweat' after canceled performance by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Director Justin Emeka will continue to replace Kevin Mambo, who is scheduled to be back onstage on Friday, Nov. 30.

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