Special thanks to Phillip Harrity, University Archivist, for making the lobby display possible
In 1905 New York City, Esther, a Black seamstress lives in a woman’s boarding house sewing “intimate apparel” with buyers ranging from rich white patrons to Black prostitutes. As women marry and leave the boarding house, Esther is caught dreaming of a husband and a life where she runs a beauty parlor with the money she has been saving. Will dreams and love win out in this drama written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage?
The Pittsburgh Playhouse is partnering with Bison Exchange Thrift Store to collect gently used clothing and accessories to benefit lower income students. Everything in the stores is $2 or less to further their goal of providing accessible and affordable resources to students. Please consider bringing items to donate with you to the show.
The Bison Exchange is a thrift store on Point Park University's campus that provides students and staff with cheaper resources to acquire and donate clothing and other goods.