What do you do when the past rears its ugly head once again? This is what Undine must decide when her comfortable life as a successful African-American publicist is turned upside down and she must head back to her childhood community, facing the challenges of a life that she thought she had left behind.
This production of Fabulation, Or The Re-Education Of Undine marks the beginning of award winning playwright, Lynn Nottage's residency at the off-Broadway Signature Center. Nottage garnered an Obie for Fabulation in 2005, winning another in 2017 for her play Sweat, for which she also won the coveted Pulitzer Prize.
What is it about?
Undine lives a pleasant life as a hugely successful publicist, that is until her husband steals her hard earned fortune. As Undine falls down the social ladder she realises that she has no other choice but to return to her childhood home in Brooklyn. Broke and pregnant Undine is once again faced with the challenges she thought she had escaped from, proving how difficult it is to outrun where you came from.