Date/TimeThu., February 27, 2020 from 7:00 pm
Performances Thu., Feb. 27, 7 p.m., and Fri. & Sat., Feb. 28-29, 8 p.m. (A post-show discussion will be held on Friday.)
Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a group of friends in a small town in Pennsylvania who find their livelihoods and relationships threatened as rumors of layoffs start to swirl at the factory where they work. Racial tensions lend an uncomfortable undertone as they try to navigate their lives in the face of changing expectations.
“Sweat” features a cast of DC-area professional actors in the first production at UUCF’s Glass House Theater – a new theater company that centers productions and actors that lift up social justice issues.
Mature themes including strong language, racism and a violent scene. Parental guidance is encouraged. Tickets available on this page, in the Commons after services starting Jan. 19 and at the door. Proceeds go to OAR NOVA and Phoenix House. RSVP for child care by emailing email@example.com by Feb. 25.
“Sweat” was co-commissioned by Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s American Revolutions: The United States History Cycle and Arena Stage. World premiere produced by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. This production of SWEAT was first presented in New York by The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director). Originally produced on Broadway by Stuart Thompson and Louise L. Gund.Contact:
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