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Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat, Ruined
) begins her Residency 1 at Signature with Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine
, directed by Obie Award-winner Lileana Blain-Cruz. This satirical tale, set in present-day New York City, 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. Featuring “punchy social insights and the firecracker snap of unexpected humor" (The New York Times
reveals how difficult it is to outrun where we come from.
Access to Lynn Nottage’s Residency 1 productions are generously supported, in part, by The Noël Coward Foundation.