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‘Intimate Apparel’ ladies best friends on, off stage

In Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel, Esther and Mayme are leading ladies and best friends.

When guest artist Tangela Large and Chautauqua Theater Company conservatory actor Whitney White landed the two roles in CTC’s production, which continues its run at 4 p.m. 430 more words


Review: CTC beautifully refashions Nottage’s ‘Intimate Apparel’

Guest Review by: Rebecca J. Ritzel

For every new play written about an Esther Mills, it seems there are a dozen more about Mary Todd Lincoln’s black seamstress, Martin Luther King Jr.’s black hotel maid and Woodrow Wilson’s black stenographer. 999 more words


‘Love, sex, economy’: CTC opens ‘Intimate Apparel’

After playwright Lynn Nottage won a Pulitzer Prize in 2009, she said in an interview that she finds her characters and stories in varied places. Sometimes in a newspaper, “obscure historical texts” or dinner party conversations. 778 more words

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‘Intimate’ conversations: CTC actors prepare for show

A perfect piece of apparel is nothing without the reliable threads that bind it together. The same idea works in theater; a good play is nothing without a strong set of actors. 710 more words


Marinda Anderson a standout in intricate and touching "Intimate Apparel" at Dorset Theatre Festival

Marinda Anderson

(l to r) Marinda Anderson and Avery Glymph.

(l to r) Marinda Anderson and Chantel Jean Pierre.

(l to r) Marinda Anderson and Elain Graham. 1,282 more words


Home is Where the Pants Aren't

Maybe it was playing dress up in my Mom’s old nightgowns when I was little that gave me an infatuation with silk and lace, then spiraled my research into the intimate apparel industry. 103 more words