When, and how, do the stories we tell about ourselves turn from fables to lies? And can we find ourselves again amidst the constructs we’ve built up? These are the questions Lynn Nottage asks in Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine, currently being revived by Signature Theatre at off-Broadway's Pershing Square Signature Center. It’s no coincidence that the word “fabulation” is a term of... Read more
Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine
Signature Theatre presents Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine, written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award-winner Lileana Blain-Cruz, as part of its 2018-2019 off-Broadway season.
Performances are staged at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre within The Perhsing Square Signature Center.
(Photos by Monique Carboni)
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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. Fabulation reveals how difficult it is to outrun where we come from.