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Sweat


“Brilliant . . . authentic  
. . . grippingly human”

Deadline

 

Sweat offers a path toward
healing for a nation riven
by a torturous election”

Los Angeles Times


 

“A bracingly topical portrait of
American dreams deferred”

The New York Times

 

To reserve tickets for
groups of 15 or more,
email groups@act-sf.org
or call 415.439.2424.

Sweat

by Lynn Nottage
Directed by Loretta Greco
 

September 26–October 21, 2018
A.C.T.’s Geary Theater
415 Geary Street, San Francisco


Running Time: TBA


A.C.T. kicks off the 2018–19 season with the Pulitzer Prize–winning drama that had Broadway critics and audiences on their feet.

In Reading, Pennsylvania—the blue-collar heart of America’s steel industry—a tight-knit group of factory workers has gathered in the local bar for generations to share laughs, hopes, and cold beers. But as the country heads into a new millennium, recession looms, and a union lock-out turns assembly line into picket line, one event will send shockwaves through these lifelong friends, pitting them against each other in the struggle to survive.

Inspired by the stories of Rust Belt workers, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Ruined) unites heart and humor and “goes where few playwrights have dared to go” (Variety) to forge a searing drama of the grit, drive, and resilience of our conflicted American dreams.




 

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The Geary and Strand theaters have accessible seating on all levels. Accessible seating may be purchased online or by calling our Box Office at 415.749.2228.



Visit an A.C.T. Box Office

 

The Geary Theater

405 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA

 

Geary Theater walk-up hours
Mon–Fri  10 a.m.–5 p.m. or curtain*
Sat 10 a.m.–4 p.m. or curtain*
Sun Closed

 

The Strand Theater

1127 Market Street
San Francisco, CA

 

Strand Theater walk-up hours
Mon–Fri 10 a.m.–4 p.m. & 6 p.m.–curtain*
Sat/Sun  CLOSED or 1 hour before
curtain*

Call the Box Office

415.749.2228

 

Phone hours
Monday–Friday 10–5 p.m. or curtain*
Saturday 10am-4pm or curtain*
Sunday Closed

 

Email
tickets@act-sf.org


*Please check performance schedule for curtain times

 

For all performances, no children under five years old permitted. Please note that the Box Office will be closed in observance of the following national holidays: New Year's Day; Thanksgiving; Christmas.