Ian Lassiter, Alicia Simms, and More to Star in Signature's FABULATION, OR THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE

By: Oct. 11, 2018
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Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine

The cast and creative team has been announced for the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and Residency 1 playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award-winner Lileana Blain-Cruz.

The cast for Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine includes Mayaa Boateng (Soho Rep'sFairview), Cherise Boothe (MTC's When We Were Young and Unafraid), Marcus Callender("Power", Straight Outta Compton), J. Bernard Calloway (The Public's Head of Passes), Dashiell Eaves (A Time to Kill), Ian Lassiter (Junk), Nikiya Mathis (Atlantic's Skeleton Crew), and Heather Alicia Simms (The Public's Barbecue).

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.

This satirical tale, set in 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), Fabulation reveals how difficult it is to outrun where we come from.

Tickets, priced at $35 thanks to the Signature Ticket Initiative, are on sale now for the production, which runs November 19 to December 30, 2018 with a Monday, December 10 opening night in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre atThe Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Click here for more information.

All tickets for the initial run of the production are $35 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. For more information, please visit www.SignatureTheatre.org.

The groundbreaking Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access is a program that guarantees affordable tickets to every Signature production through 2031. Serving as a model for theatres and performing arts organizations across the country, the Initiative was founded in 2005 and is made possible by lead partner The Pershing Square Foundation with additional support provided by the Jerome L. Greene Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, Margot Adams, The SHS Foundation, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Unlikely Collaborators, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson.

To purchase tickets for all Signature Productions, call Ticket Services at 212-244-7529 (Tues. - Sun., 11am - 6pm) or visit www.SignatureTheatre.org.


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