Intimate Apparel

By Lynn Nottage

Lynn Nottage is the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, the 2004 New York Drama Critics Circle Award, and the Outer Critics Circle Award. This beautifully written and intensely personal story weaves a delicate tapestry of the joys and sorrows of an African American seamstress in 1905 New York City. Esther sews elegant intimates for socialites and prostitutes alike as a vibrant cast of characters plays part in her determined search for love and respect in a world that seems to overlook her.

” … a deeply moving portrait of Esther, a middle-aged African-American woman … Nottage’s play has a delicacy and eloquence that seem absolutely right for the time she is depicting … New York has no richer play … ” –NY Daily News
” … thoughtful, affecting … The play offers poignant commentary on an era when the cut and color of one’s dress – and of course, skin – determined whom one could and could not marry, sleep with, even talk to in public.” –Variety
“ … a near-perfect balance between content and execution … ” –Associated Press

Recommended for ages 14+

Intimate Apparel is proud to be a part of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic’s Leonard Bernstein at 100: The Best of All Possible Worlds, a six-week festival dedicated to “Lenny’s” legacy. View the full festival guide here.

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Cast & Creative

CAST

Esther…………………………Lauren Hooper*
Mrs. Dickson………………Lynne Hastings
Mrs. Van Buren…………..Katie McGehee*
Mayme……………………….Betty Hart*
George……………………….John Eric Parker*
Marks……………………….Michael Lee

CREATIVE

Director……………………….Scott RC Levy*
Scenic Designer…………….Christopher L. Sheley
Lighting Designer………….Holly Anne Rawls
Costume Designer…………Sera Bourgeau
Stage Manager………………Kate Ferdinandi*

*Member of Actor’s Equity Association

Details

Show Dates

Feb 8-25, 2018
Thursday Preview, Feb 8 | 7:30p
Wed | 7p
Thurs, Fri, Sat | 7:30p
Sun Matinées | 2p
NOTE: Sat, Feb 17 performance is at 5p
NEW Wed performances Feb 14 & 21 – tickets $20

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Pre-Theatre Dining

Enjoy an incredible dinner menu for evening performances and a delectable lunch menu for matinée performances. Or, choose from our small plate menu in Deco Lounge.

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Post-Show Salon

Join dramaturg Eviva Kahne for a post-show discussion about Intimate Apparel following the Feb. 16 and 23 performances in Deco Lounge. Learn about the historical context and chat about the themes and content in the play with other audience members.

Backstage Tour & Talkback Session

Join us for a FREE guided backstage tour following the third Thursday performance (Feb 22) and a FREE talkback session following the final Sunday performance (Feb 25).

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