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Performances

Due to the intimate nature of The Inge there will be no late seating for this production.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
7:30 p.m. 

Thursday, April 4, 2013
7:30 p.m. 

Friday, April 5, 2013
7:30 p.m. 

Sunday, April 7, 2013
2:30 p.m. 

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
7:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
7:30 p.m. 

Thursday, April 11, 2013
7:30 p.m. 


Ticket Prices

Adults - $15
Children - $10
Senior Citizens - $14
KU Faculty/Staff - $14
KU Students - $10

Intimate Apparel
by Lynn Nottage

The William Inge Memorial Theatre

This personal and moving drama by Lynn Nottage, winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for her play Ruined, is symbolically a tale of dreams and disappointments in the African American experience in the early 1900s. It tells the story of Esther, a gifted seamstress making intimate apparel for both prostitutes and New York’s social elite. Esther is wooed by romantic letters she receives from a lonesome Caribbean man, George. While her heart seems to lie with a Jewish cloth merchant, she understands the impossibility of the match and agrees to marry George. The ill-fated marriage leaves her wounded and betrayed, but not broken. Esther is determined to use her gifted hands and her sewing machine to refashion her dreams anew from the whole cloth of her life’s experiences. Winner of the 2004 New York Drama Critics Circle and the Outer Critics Circle Awards, this wonderful play had its world premiere at New York’s Center Stage Theatre in February 2003.

Directed by Scott C. Knowles
Scenic Design by Rebecca Damren
Lighting Design by Cynthia Evans
Costume Design by Nanan Gu

Cast

Esther.........................................Ashley Kennedy
Mrs. Dickson.........................Alysha Marie Griffin
Mrs. Van Buren........................Margaret Hanzlick
Mr. Marks..................................Christoph Nevins
Mayme......................................Isabella Hampton
George...................................Zechariah Williams


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