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Intimate Apparel
Phone (401) 351-4242
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Category Comedy

Intimate Apparel

Thursday, Feb 6 7:30p
Trinity Repertory Company Providence, RI

Lynn Nottage's quietly affecting portrait of Esther, a black seamstress in 1905 New York who is trying to construct a life of fulfillment and meaning amid social and personal circumstances that make it an uphill battle. Sensitively portrayed by Mia Ellis as a blend of pragmatism and romantic longing, outward self-possession and inward struggle, Esther is a fully realized character of a kind - unheralded, undervalued, the cog rather than the big wheel - that is often overlooked. Directed by Janice… Show more

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(no rating) Feb. 6, 2014 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

Lynn Nottage is an uncommonly versatile playwright who has ranged from the gut-wrenching drama of “Ruined’’ to the deftly pointed satire of “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark’’ to the turn-of-the-century social portraiture of “Intimate Apparel.’’

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