“Sweat” at the Unicorn: Tough, Uncompromising Theater with a Message

If you wonder why some members of the working class became Trump supporters, then check out the Unicorn Theatre’s production of “Sweat,” a drama that won playwright Lynn Nottage her second Pulitzer Prize.  Nottage depicts racial animosity, class resentment and economic disparity as friendships are destroyed and lives forever altered in this carefully constructed play. […]

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Woman’s Fate: Good Performances Elevate Unicorn Drama About the Will to Survive

That women suffer during wartime is hardly a news flash. Troops have raped indiscriminately throughout history. But a war crime is a war crime. And dramatists have appropriately revisited, examined and judged atrocities since the beginning of theater. Danai Gurira’s drama “Eclipsed” gains strength from its specificity. Gurira sets her five-character story in the later […]

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