Friday, February 22, 2013
Video: Director Melissa Maxwell Discusses 'Intimate Apparel' by Lynn Nottage, University of Texas, March 1 - 9, 2013
(University of Texas theatres, Winship Drama Bldg. (WIN), near 23rd St. and San Jacinto, Austin)
by Lynn Nottage
directed by Melissa Maxwell
March 1 - 9, 2013
Oscar G. Brockett Theatre, tickets $15.00-25.00
It’s 1905 in Manhattan. Esther, a gifted seamstress, crafts lingerie for a variety of clientele, including Fifth Avenue socialites and Tenderloin district prostitutes. She dreams of finding a husband and beginning a love-filled marriage. She also longs to open a beauty parlor in Harlem with the money she has quietly saved over the years. Through a series of long distance letters, Esther meets George, and her aspirations appear within reach.