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‘Intimate Apparel’ by Lynn Nottage opens Dec. 1 in Waltmar Theatre African-American experience in 1905 New York still resonates in 21st century

November 22, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

The smoothness of the finest white satin. The warm black skin of her husband. A stash of savings sewn into a hem. These are some of the things that Esther, an African-American seamstress filled with longing in playwright Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel, can feel under her fingertips but is not meant to keep for her