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How Did We End Up With Trump? 'Sweat' Has Answers

March 24, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco

"Sweat" actors John Earl Jelks, Michelle Wilson, Johanna Day and Alison Wright. (c) Joan Marcus

New York, NY - “Sweat,” Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage’s stirring blue collar drama opening on Broadway March 26, has been leaving audiences in awe ever since its world-premiere at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival two years ago. But now, with the oligarchic Donald Trump occupying the Oval Office, the story of a group of locked out Reading, Pennsylvania plant workers losing their grip on the American Dream, has taken on a deeper significance that’s stunning even to its creators. 

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