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Sweatshop - Full Length Play, Drama

Sweatshop

Louis LaRusso II

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Full Length Play, Drama

2m, 10f

ISBN: 9780573626821

"Big, poetic and appealing.... LaRusso's skills arouse emotion throughout." - N.Y. Times.

"Sweetly poetic, impressively realized and beautifully played." - Variety.

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Full Length Play

Drama

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Women's ensemble theatre at its best, Sweatshop is the story of ten struggling women in a garment shop during a heat wave in the summer of 1958. While Josie is promoting a move to unionize, it is Mary, a woman who cannot stop loving her long estranged husband, who is at the forefront of the sentimental, often hilarious, drama. The emotional intensity heightens when this man's most recent mistress comes to work at the little shop.
"Big, poetic and appealing.... LaRusso's skills arouse emotion throughout." - N.Y. Times.

"Sweetly poetic, impressively realized and beautifully played." - Variety.

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2m, 10f

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Louis LaRusso II

Louis LaRusso II

Louis LaRusso II, (1936-2003) a native of Hoboken, wrote scores of plays. About two dozen of them chronicled working-class life in his hometown, starting with Beginnings, which recalled his grandparents' arrival at the house that became his own home. Among his work was Lamppost Reunion, which won Tony and Drama Desk nominations for best play in 1976. Other plays produced on Broadway were ... view full profile

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