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Pasadena Playhouse Announces Casting, Creative Team For Lynn Nottage's 'Intimate Apparel'

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act September 26, 2012 at 10:52AM

Intimate Apparel is a play written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Set in New York City in 1905, it centers on a young African American woman who travels to New York to pursue her dreams of becoming an independent woman as a seamstress.
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INTIMATE APPAREL

Intimate Apparel is a play written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Set in New York City in 1905, it centers on a young African American woman who travels to New York to pursue her dreams of becoming an independent woman as a seamstress.

The play made its New York debut off-Broadway in spring 2004, starring one Viola Davis - a performance for which she won Drama Desk award for Outstanding Actress in a Play.

The Pasadena Playhouse has announced full cacsting and creative team for its run of Intimate Apparel. The production will perform November 6 - December 2, 2012. Tickets are now on sale. Visit pasadenaplayhouse.org.

All the details via press release below:

PASADENA, CA (September 25, 2012) – The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran, Executive Director) announced today the full casting and creative team for INTIMATE APPAREL. Single tickets are also now on sale. Written by Lynn Nottage (Pulitzer Prize-winner, Ruined) and directed by The Playhouse’s Sheldon Epps, performances will begin November 6 through December 2, with an official press opening on Sunday, November 11, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. at The Pasadena Playhouse.

"I am delighted by the casting that has come together for our production of Lynn's beautiful creation,” said Sheldon Epps, Playhouse Artistic Director and director of INTIMATE APPAREL. “This play has such admirable diversity, beautiful poetry, and vivid characters. I am sure that this fine group of actors will play this music beautifully and give life and drama to these wonderful words."

The full cast for INTIMATE APPAREL features (in alphabetical order):

Kristy Johnson (Jitney, The Good Negro) as “Mayme”

Dawnn Lewis (Dreamgirls, Sister Act-The Musical, “A Different World”) as “Mrs. Dickinson”

Angel Reda (Dangerous Beauty, Follies, Wicked) as “Mrs. Van Buren”

Adam J. Smith (“As the World Turns,” “Bounty Wars,”) as “Mr. Marks”

David St. Louis (“Third Watch,” Parade, Rent, Ruined) as “George”

Vanessa Williams (“Soul Food,” “Lincoln Heights,” “Melrose Place”) as “Esther”


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