The Signature Theatre’s revival of Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage is set to officially open December 10 Off-Broadway after beginning preview performances November 19. Directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, the satirical tale kicks off Nottage's playwriting residency at the Off-Broadway theatre.
The title role of Undine is played by Cherise Boothe. Completing the cast are Mayaa Boateng (Fairview), Marcus Callender (Straight Outta Compton), J. Bernard Calloway (Head of Passes), Dashiell Eaves (A Time to Kill), Ian Lassiter (Junk), Nikiya Mathis (Skeleton Crew), and Heather Alicia Simms (Barbecue).
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Production Photos: Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine at the Signature Theatre
Set in New York City, Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine follows successful African-American publicist Undine, as she stumbles down the social ladder after her husband steals her hard-earned fortune. Broke and now pregnant, Undine is forced to return to her childhood home in the Brooklyn projects, where she must face the challenges of the life she left behind.
The creative team includes Adam Rigg (scenic designer), Montana Levi Blanco (costume designer), Yi Zhao (lighting designer), and Palmer Hefferan (sound designer). The production stage manager is Terri K. Kohler, and casting is by Caparelliotis Casting.