By Lynn Nottage
Directed by Mya Brown
April 1-2 at 7:30 pm
April 3 at 2:00 pm
April 6-9 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: Call the UNCG Theatre Box Office at 336-334-4392 or click the button below to purchase tickets online.
Age Rating: G
Frame/Works Discussion via Zoom: 7:00 pm on Monday, Apr. 11
Run Time: 40 minutes
Location: Pam and David Sprinkle Theatre (Brown Building), 402 Tate St, Greensboro, NC 27412
Everyone must wear face coverings per UNCG policy.
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“Filled with warm humor and tremendous heart, SWEAT tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working together on the factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat.”—Dramatists Play Service
“Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize. “Keenly observed and often surprisingly funny—but ultimately heartbreaking—the work traces the roots of a tragedy with both forensic psychological detail and embracing compassion. Ms. Nottage…is writing at the peak of her powers…” —NY Times
“…passionate and necessary…a masterful depiction of the forces that divide and conquer us…SWEAT communicates its points with minimal fuss and maximum grit. Along with the rage, despair and violence, there’s humor and abundant humanity…a cautionary tale of what happens when you don’t know how to resist.” —Time Out NY
“Sharp and threatening as a box cutter blade…ferociously engrossing…SWEAT never feels less than authentic—and crucial.” —Deadline.com.
SWEAT is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.