Sweat Hilberry Theatre
by Lynn Nottage
Nov. 1 to 17, 2019 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner Sweat

Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize!


November 1 to 17, 2019

Hilberry Theatre
by Lynn Nottage

Filled with warmth humor and tremendous heart, Sweat tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working together on the factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat.

“Keenly observed and often surprisingly funny—but ultimately heartbreaking—the work traces the roots of a tragedy with both forensic psychological detail and embracing compassion. Ms. Nottage…is writing at the peak of her powers…” — The New York Times

Date Time Note
Friday, Nov. 1 8 p.m. Opening Night
Saturday, Nov. 2 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 5 10 a.m. Call 313-577-2972 to purchase tickets to 10 a.m. weekday matinee.
Wednesday, Nov. 6 2 p.m. Meet the Cast Event
Thursday, Nov. 7 7 p.m. Curtain Up Event
Friday, Nov. 8 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 9 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 13 10 a.m. Call 313-577-2972 to purchase tickets to 10 a.m. weekday matinee.
Thursday, Nov. 14 7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 15 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 16 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 17 3 p.m. Closing Performance

Group Discount Available

Save $10 off each adult ticket when you book a group of 10 or more.

Promo Photos

Media: Please click on each image to download a high-resolution version for your publication. Photo credits: Alex Morrison, John Bergeron, Quint Mediate, and Lani Call. Photos by Chuk Nowak Photography.

Study Guide

Download our study guide, great for teachers and parents to help prepare students for this production. Activities presented assist in achieving the Michigan Common Core State Standards (MI-CCSS).

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