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Lynn Nottage joins cast of Sweat at the Donmar Warehouse: in photos

The show opened to five star reviews in London last night

Lynn Nottage and Lynette Linton
© Dan Wooller for WhatsOnStage

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's play Sweat opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night.

The show received rapturous applause from critics, including a five-star review from WhatsOnStage's Sarah Crompton, who said: "The detail and compassion of the writing is matched by performances of great depth, all directed by Linton with control and sensitivity."

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The show is set in 2000 as President Bush is elected and follows the lives of three women who work at a steel plant.

The piece stars Leanne Best, Clare Perkins and Martha Plimpton.

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