First Staged:
Playwrights Horizons, New York, 2004


By Lynn Nottage

In Fabulation, playwright Lynn Nottage reimagines Esther (the character from her companion play, Intimate Apparel) as Undine, the public relations diva of today, who spirals downward from her swanky Manhattan office to her roots back in Brooklyn.

Press Quotes

'an exceptionally gifted playwright'

New York Times

'couldn't be funnier or more irreverent'

Daily Telegraph

'In a world filled with solemnity, it is good to see racial politics given a comic spin'


Also by Lynn Nottage:

Mlima's Tale
Crumbs from the Table of Joy
By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
Intimate Apparel
Intimate Apparel & Fabulation: Two Plays
Mlima's Tale

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