SWEAT by Lynn Nottage

  • Date: March 1, 2019 - March 3, 2019
  • Location: Bowdoin College, Brunswick

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Maine Premiere of a 2018 Pulitzer Prize winning play, this powerful drama set in Reading, PA examines the pressures put on a closeknit group of blue collar factory workers as globalization, recession, and the threat of the factory closing creates explosive battles along racial and ethnic fault lines, rupturing friendships while providing a clear-eyed and empathetic understanding of the plight of the disappearing middleclass in modern America.

Content Warning: This play contains strong language, substance abuse, depression, violence, racism and racial slurs, sexism and misogyny, and classism.

Time: 7:30 PM on March 1 & 2, 2:00 PM on March 3


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Bowdoin College

Pickard Theater
1 Bath Road
Brunswick  ME  04011 


Bowdoin College Dept. of Theater and Dance

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