By Lynn Nottage
"Nottage is one in all our best playwrights, a sensible, empathetic, and bold storyteller who tells a narrative an viewers will not expect."—Time Out New York
"Lynn Nottage's paintings explores depths of humanness, the overlapping complexities of race, gender, tradition and history—and the startling simplicity of desire—with a transparent tenderness, with humor, with compassion."—Paula Vogel, Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright
In her first new play because the significantly acclaimed Ruined, Lynn Nottage examines the legacy of African americans in Hollywood in a dramatic stylistic departure from her past paintings. Fluidly incorporating movie and video components into her writing for the 1st time, Nottage's comedy tells the tale of Vera Stark, an African American maid and budding actress who has a tangled dating along with her boss, a white Hollywood famous person desperately greedy to carry onto her occupation. Stirring audiences out of complacency via tackling racial stereotyping within the leisure undefined, Nottage highlights the anomaly of black actors in Thirties Hollywood whereas leaping again and ahead in time and site during this uniquely theatrical narrative. By the best way, Meet Vera Stark premiered in manhattan in 2011 and may obtain productions at Los Angeles's Geffen Playhouse in fall 2012 and Chicago's Goodman Theatre and The Lyric level corporation of Boston in spring 2013.
Lynn Nottage's performs comprise the Pulitzer Prize–winning Ruined; Intimate ApparelFabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine; Crumbs from the desk of Joy; Las Meninas; Mud, River, Stone; Por'Knockers; and POOF!
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