Sweat (TCG Edition) (Kobo eBook)

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• World premiere at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in the summer of 2015, with a subsequent production produced by Arena Stage in Washington DC

• Highly anticipated New York production coming this Fall, directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined)

• Glowing review of OSF production in NY Times

• Likely contender for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

• Made “The List,” an initiative begun by The Kilroys to promote women playwrights in the national theatre scene by listing the most highly recommended plays in the country by industry elites

• Significant play in the context of recent American history, specifically dealing with the financial crisis of 2008; has the same contextual relevance as the major 2016 Academy Award-nominated film, The Big Short -- indicating a market for this topic.

• Would appeal to the academic sector, for both Theatre and American History courses

• Nottage is one of the most highly regarded contemporary American playwrights from the past decade:

• Nottage’s previous work Ruined earned her the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

• Nottage has received Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellowships

• Her play By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, which premiered in 2011, received rave reviews from the critics and was nominated for the 2012 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Play

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781559368544
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
Publication Date: May 22nd, 2017