Goodman Sets Cast and Designers for “Sweat”

Goodman Sets Cast and Designers for “Sweat”

Pictured: Tyla Abercrumbie

Goodman Theatre has announced the cast and design team for its Chicago premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Sweat” by Lynn Nottage, directed by Ron OJ Parson.

The cast includes Tyla Abercrumbie (Cynthia), Steve Casillas (Oscar),Mike Cherry (Jason), Ronald Conner (Evan), Chaon Cross (Jessie), Kirsten Fitzgerald (Tracey), Keith Kupferer (Stan), Edgar Sanchez (Chris), and André Teamer (Brucie).

The design team includes Kevin Depinet (Set Design), Mara Blumenfeld (Costume Design), Keith Parham (Lighting Design) and Richard Woodbury (Sound Design). Alden Vasquez is the Production Stage Manager.

A group of friends in a Rust Belt town have spent their lives sharing secrets and laughs on the factory floor. But when layoffs begin to chip away at their trust, they’re pitted against each other in a collision of race, class, and friendship.

“Sweat” marks the fourth Nottage play to be produced at the Goodman, following “Crumbs from the Table of Joy,” “Ruined.” and “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark.”

SWEAT runs March 9 – April 14. For more information visit

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