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“Sweat”: Closing Factories, Broken Lives, on Broadway at Studio 54, New York

“Sweat”: Closing Factories, Broken Lives, on Broadway at Studio 54, New York

New York Notes Lynn Nottage Exposes a Struggling America by Lisa Karson “Sweat” goes a long way to explain the rise of Donald Trump. Lynn Nottage 2017 Pulitzer Prize-wining play gives vital life to American steel workers who work hard and play by the rules. But they are squeezed out of their jobs and then ignored.  When their jobs are threatened and then vanish, they respond with anger. Now running on Broadway, “Sweat” sheds light on how and why Trump’s…

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Lisa Karson

Lisa Karson

Lisa Karson is a child protective lawyer in Brooklyn Family Court, a very dramatic place. She is thrilled to be a New Yorker; loves the energy, the diversity, the arts, the food, and the subways. Her passions are practicing hot yoga, spending time in nature whenever possible, and advocating for the environment. Lisa writes a column on health and wellness and is open to new challenges including writing theater reviews.