Sweat: Hit Broadway Drama About the Working Class

Goodman Theatre - The Albert - 170 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60601

Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Sweat is the scorching new play from Lynn Nottage (Ruined) that The New York Times called “keenly observed and surprisingly funny … (it) throbs with heartfelt life.”

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Start Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
End Date: Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: varies by date
Location: Goodman Theatre – The Albert – 170 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60601
Cost: $20 – $40 (Ticketing processing fees apply.)

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In the industrial town of Reading, Pennsylvania, a group of friends spend their days on the factory floor and their nights sharing drinks, secrets and laughs. But then layoffs and picket lines begin to erode their trust, and they find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight for self-preservation. Based on Nottage’s extensive research and interviews with residents of Reading and now arriving at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre after a heralded Broadway run, Sweat is a searing reflection of America’s economic decline.

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