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 & Fabulation

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Lynn Nottage is one of my favorite playwrights. And this is a discovery I've made recently. Intimate Apparel is one of the most beautiful plays I've ever read and Fabulation is so fun! Both Esther in ... Read full review

Review: Intimate Apparel & Fabulation

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I have great admiration for those who can do dialogue well--and especially the dramatists, for whom acute understanding of timing is also essential. Lynn Nottage is masterful. And, most of all, I love the great empathy that suffuses her plays, her ability to keenly inhabit all those lives... 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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