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Oregon Shakespeare Festival's World Premiere

Sweat

  • Credits

    By Lynn Nottage
    Directed by Kate Whoriskey

  • Location

    Kreeger Theater

"Nottage is one of our finest playwrights, a smart, empathetic and daring storyteller."

- Time Out New York

A group of close friends shares everything: drinks, secrets and laughs. But when rumors of layoffs shake up the local steel mill, the fragile bonds of their community begin to fray and a horrific crime sends shock waves across two generations. This gripping world premiere by acclaimed Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Ruined) explores America’s industrial decline at the turn of the millennium by examining the inhabitants of one Pennsylvania town who still struggle to reclaim what’s lost, find redemption and redefine themselves in a new century. Co-commissioned with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Sweat is generously sponsored by Margot Kelly.

Cast

JOHANNA DAY

Tracey

KEVIN KENERLY

Brucie

TARA MALLEN

Jessie

REZA SALAZAR

Oscar

KIMBERLY SCOTT

Cynthia

STEPHEN MICHAEL SPENCER

Jason

TRAMELL TILLMAN

Chris

JACK WILLIS

Stan

TYRON WILSON

Evan

Creative

LYNN NOTTAGE

Playwright

KATE WHORISKEY

Director

JOHN LEE BEATTY

Set Designer

JENNIFER MOELLER

Costume Designer

PETER KACZOROWSKI

Lighting Designer

ROB MILBURN & MICHAEL BODEEN

Original Music and Sound Design

JEFF SUGG

Projection Designer

U. JONATHAN TOPPO

Fight Director

REBECCA WEAR

Associate Director

MOLLY HOULAHAN

Assistant Director

KURT HALL

Stage Manager

JANA LLYNN

Assistant Stage Manager

JOY DICKSON

Casting Director, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

TARA RUBIN CASTING

New York Casting Director

Multimedia

Photo of Reza Salazar, Kimberly Scott, Kevin Kenerly, Tara Mallen and Johanna Day by C. Stanley Photography.
Photo of Jack Willis, Kimberly Scott and Johanna Day by C. Stanley Photography.
Photo of Tramell Tillman and Tyrone Wilson by C. Stanley Photography.
Photo of Johanna Day and Reza Salazar by C. Stanley Photography.
Photo of Stephen Michael Spencer and Tramell Tillman by C. Stanley Photography.
Photo of Kevin Kenerly and Tramell Tillman by C. Stanley Photography.
Photo of Tyrone Wilson and Stephen Michael Spencer by C. Stanley Photography.
Photo of Tramell Tillman and Tara Mallen by C. Stanley Photography.
Photo of Jack Willis by C. Stanley Photography.
Photo of Jack Willis and Reza Salazar by C. Stanley Photography.