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    Intimate Apparel

    Presented by at Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210

    October 22 - October 29, 2011


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    Intimate Apparel

    Lynn Nottage, playwright; Judy Braha, director. In 1905, Esther, a black seamstress, lives in a NYC boarding house and sews lingerie for clients ranging from wealthy patrons to prostitutes. Though her heart lies with the Hasidic shopkeeper from whom she buys cloth, Esther begins a promising correspondence with a Caribbean man. “The play offers poignant commentary on an era when the cut and color of one's dress—and of course,...

    Lynn Nottage, playwright; Judy Braha, director. In 1905, Esther, a black seamstress, lives in a NYC boarding house and sews lingerie for clients ranging from wealthy patrons to prostitutes. Though her heart lies with the Hasidic shopkeeper from whom she buys cloth, Esther begins a promising correspondence with a Caribbean man. “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. Part of Boston University's 15th Annual Fall Fringe Festival.


    Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210

    264 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

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    Admission Info:

    Tickets: $7 general public. BU community: one free ticket with BU ID at the door, day of performance, subject to availability.


    General Day and Time Info:

    Saturday, October 22, 2:00pm (includes post-show discussion) Saturday, October 22, 8:00pm Sunday, October 23, 2:00pm (includes post-show discussion) Wednesday, October 26, 10:00am and 7:30pm Saturday, October 29, 2:00pm and 8:00pm


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