Intimate Apparel

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Dramatists Play Service, Incorporated, Jan 1, 2005 - Drama - 58 pages
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THE STORY: The time is 1905, the place New York City, where Esther, a black seamstress, lives in a boarding house for women and sews intimate apparel for clients who range from wealthy white patrons to prostitutes. Her skills and discretion are muc

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Review: Intimate Apparel - Acting Edition

User Review  - Chambers Stevens - Goodreads

Read this then saw this at the Mark Taper. It was the only play I've been to where the audience screamed at the play. They loved it that much. Read full review

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Lynn Nottage is one of my abosolute favorite playwrights, and she rewards my loyalty here. Intimate Apparel is the inspiring story of one woman's triumph over her expectations and others', and while ... Read full review


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Lynn Nottage's plays include Crumbs from the Table of Joy, Fabulation and Intimate Apparel, for which she was awarded the Francesca Primus Prize and the American Theatre Critics/Steinberg New Play Award in 2004. Her plays have been produced at theatres throughout the country, with Intimate Apparel slated for more productions than any other play during the 20052006 season.

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