SWEAT

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Life is hard but reassuringly predictable for a tight-knit group of friends in blue-collar Reading, PA. On the factory floor and in the local bar, bonds are forged, drinks are downed, and gossip flows. But when layoffs and picket lines chip away at their trust, friends find themselves pitted against each other in a primal fight for survival.  From its slow-burn opening to its electrifying end, Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play confronts race, deindustrialization, and the ever-shrinking middle class with humor and heart.

 

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER

“A heartbreaking glimpse into the domino effect of what happens when life as you know it is pulled out from under you.” 
Entertainment Weekly

 

“A masterful depiction of the forces that divide and conquer us.” 
Time Out, New York

RUN TIME: Approx. 2 hours 30 mins including intermission

The Gamm's production of Sweat includes the use of herbal cigarettes. All staged violence has been professionally choreographed.

CAST
CREATIVE TEAM

Directed by Rachel Walshe

Assistant Director Kelsey Emry

Set Designer & Director of Production  Jessica Hill Kidd

Costume Designer  Liza Alexis

Lighting Designer  James Horban

Sound Designer  Hunter Spoede

Stage Manager  James Kane*
Assisant Stage Managers  Jessica Corsentino, Polly Feliciano,* Jessica Hill*

Voice & Dialect Coach  Candice Brown

Fight Director  Normand Beauregard
Production Assistant  Autumn Jefferson
 

 *Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

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