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Mayaa Boateng, Marcus Callender, and More to Star in Lynn Nottage's Fabulation

Lileana Blain-Cruz directs the Signature Theatre production of Nottage's play.

Mayaa Boateng will star in Signature Theatre's production of Fabulation, or The Re-education of Undine.
(© Tricia Baron)

Signature Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its production of Lynn Nottage's Fabulation, or The Re-education of Undine, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, running November 19-December 30 at the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center, with opening night set for Monday, December 10.

Mayaa Boateng (Fairview), Cherise Boothe (When We Were Young and Unafraid), Marcus Callender (Power), J. Bernard Calloway (Head of Passes), Dashiell Eaves (A Time to Kill), Ian Lassiter (Junk), Nikiya Mathis (Skeleton Crew), and Heather Alicia Simms (Barbecue) will star in the production. The creative team will include Adam Rigg (scenic designer), Montana Levi Blanco (costume designer), Yi Zhao (lighting designer), and Palmer Hefferan (sound designer).

Fabulation is described as follows: "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."