Sweat


The Pulitzer Prize-winning play that Lynn Nottage wrote following her experience. Her tale of friends pitted against each other by big business, and the decline of the American Dream.
Sweat at The Donmar Warehouse

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: The Donmar Warehouse
Starts: Friday 7 December 2018
Closes: Saturday 26 January 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


In 2011, Lynn Nottage began spending time with the people of Reading, Pennsylvania: officially one of the poorest cities in the USA.


During the following two years, she dug deep into the forgotten heart of middle America, finding a city divided by racial tension and the collapse of industry.


Synopsis


Sweat is the Pulitzer Prize-winning play that Lynn Nottage wrote following her experience.


Her tale of friends pitted against each other by big business, and the decline of the American Dream receives its UK premiere at the Donmar, directed by former Donmar Resident Assistant Director Lynette Linton.


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Box office tel: 0844 871 7624

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 7 December 2018

Closes:Saturday 26 January 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


Previews:
£17.50 to £37.50

Standard:
£10 to £40

Concessions:
For over 60s: £40 reduced to £32.50 and £30 reduced to £25 (matinees only)

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Access information


Captioned performance:

Mon 21 Jan, 7.30pm


Audio‑described performance:

Sat 19 Jan, 2.30pm (touch tour 1.00pm)


Creatives


Author: Lynn Nottage
Composer: George Dennis
Director: Lynette Linton
Designer: Frankie Bradshaw
Lighting: Oliver Fenwick
Sound: George Dennis
Movement: Polly Bennett

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