SWEAT by Lynn Nottage
(Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama)
Auditions: November 16-17, 2019, 2-5pm at WCT, 2nd and Fountain.
Show runs January 22 – February 2, 2020
In the struggling Rust Belt city of Reading, Pennsylvania, a bar becomes a battleground for race, class, family and friendship. Filled with warm humor and tremendous heart, SWEAT tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working together on the factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat.
Roles: multi-ethnic cast: one African-American male 20’s, two African-American males 40’s-50’s, one African-American female 40’s-50’s, one Hispanic male 20’s-30’s, one Caucasian American male 20’s, one Caucasian American male 50’s, two Caucasian American female 40’s-50’s.
Directed by Mary Lou Phipps-Winfrey.