The Last Hand: World-Premiere Gang Drama Set in Chicago
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The last date listed for The Last Hand was Saturday October 19, 2013 / 7:30pm.
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Winner of the 2004 New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, Intimate Apparel tells the story of Esther, a middle-aged, African-American seamstress in turn-of-the-20th-century New York who has learned to make ends meet by teaching herself to sew lingerie. After decades of loneliness, Esther finds solace in letters from George, a handsome, young Caribbean man working on the Panama Canal. Enlivened by this potential romance, but burdened by illiteracy, Esther relies on two of her patrons -- a rich white socialite and a prostitute -- to help her compose her letters to George. Intimate Apparel was written by Lynn Nottage, winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Ruined. Learn More
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This exceeded my expectations! Great writing, great acting and quite revealing about a subject not typically discussed over the kitchen table. Read the Tribune almost everyday and you will read about the senseless acts that are committed. "The...continued
The performance lasts 2 hours with one 15-minute intermission.