The U.K. premiere of Lynn Nottage’s Sweat opened December 19 at London’s Donmar Warehouse. Lynette Linton directs the new production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, which explores the plight and erosion of America’s working class.
Tony nominee and Emmy winner Martha Plimpton plays Tracey, making her Donmar debut. Joining her are Leanne Best as Jessie, Patrick Gibson as Jason, Osy Ikhile as Chris, Wil Johnson as Brucie, Stuard McQuarrie as Stan, Clare Perkins as Cynthia, Sule Rimi as Evan, and Sebastian Viveros as Oscar.
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The production features sets and costumes by Frankie Bradshaw, lighting by Oliver Fenwick, and sound design and original music by George Dennis. Casting is by Amy Ball CDG.
Performances are scheduled to run through January 26, 2019.