The Resource Sweat, Lynn Nottage

Sweat, Lynn Nottage

Label
Sweat
Title
Sweat
Statement of responsibility
Lynn Nottage
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Winner of the 2016 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize "From first moments to last, this compassionate but clear-eyed play throbs with heartfelt life, with characters as complicated as any you'll encounter at the theater today, and with a nifty ticking time bomb of a plot. That the people onstage are middle-class or lower-middle-class folks - too rarely given ample time on American stages - makes the play all the more vital a contribution to contemporary drama. If I had pompoms, I'd be waving them now."--Charles Isherwood, The New York Times No stranger to dramas both heartfelt and heart-rending, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage has written one of her most exquisitely devastating tragedies to date. In one of the poorest cities in America, Reading, Pennsylvania, a group of down-and-out factory workers struggles to keep their present lives in balance, ignorant of the financial devastation looming in their near futures. Set in 2008, the powerful crux of this new play is knowing the fate of the characters long before it's even in their sights. Based on Nottage's extensive research and interviews with real residents of Reading, Sweat is a topical reflection of the present and poignant outcome of America's economic decline. Lynn Nottage's plays include the Pulitzer Prize-winning Ruined; Intimate Apparel, the most widely produced play of the 2005-2006 theater season in America, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine; Crumbs from the Table of Joy; Las Meninas; Mud, River, Stone; Por'knockers, and POOF!"--
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Provided by publisher
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 2017
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nottage, Lynn
Dewey number
812/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3564.O795
LC item number
S94 2017
Literary form
dramas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009)
  • City and town life
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
  • Interpersonal relations
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • City and town life
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
adult
Label
Sweat, Lynn Nottage
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781559365321
Lccn
2017000957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)945948892
  • 1608742
  • (OCoLC)ocn945948892
  • 1608742
Label
Sweat, Lynn Nottage
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781559365321
Lccn
2017000957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)945948892
  • 1608742
  • (OCoLC)ocn945948892
  • 1608742

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