Intimate Apparel & Fabulation: Two Plays
Two companion pieces spanning 100 years in the lives of African American women.
Intimate Apparel is about the empowerment of Esther, a proud and shy seamstress in 1905 New York who creates exquisite lingerie for both Fifth Avenue boudoirs and Tenderloin bordellos.
In Fabulation, Nottage reimagines Esther as Undine, the public relations diva of today, who spirals downward from her swanky Manhattan office to her roots back in Brooklyn.
'an exceptionally gifted playwright'New York Times
'a thing of beauty'Los Angeles Times on 'Intimate Apparel'
'couldn't be funnier or more irreverent'Daily Telegraph on 'Fabulation'
'In a world filled with solemnity, it is good to see racial politics given a comic spin'Guardian
Cast: 4f 2m (Int App); 4f 4m doubling (Fab)
Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books
1 Jul 2007Size: 216mm x 137mm£14.99
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