Intimate Apparel Creative
Original Creative Team
Intimate Apparel, by Lynn Nottage, was originally produced as a co-production and co-commission between Center Stage, Baltimore, Maryland, and South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, California. It had its world premiere at Center Stage (Baltimore, Maryland) directed by Kate Whoriskey. The cast featured Shane Williams (Esther), Brenda Pressley (Mrs. Dickson), Kevin Jackson (George Armstrong) Sue Cremin (Mrs. VanBuren) and Erica Gimpel (Mayme). It next ran at the South Coast Repertory directed by Whoriskey and with the same Center Stage cast.
The play opened Off-Broadway at the Roundabout Theatre, directed by Daniel J. Sullivan. It featured Viola Davis (Esther), Lynda Gravatt (Mrs. Dickson), and Corey Stoll (Mr. Marks).