A Black History Month Celebration: Fabulation or The Re-Education of Undine, by Lynn Nottage

Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 7:30pm

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Presented by Mass General Hospital and the Front Porch Arts Collective

Fabulation is a social satire about the ambitious and bougie Undine Barnes Calles, whose husband suddenly disappears after embezzling all of her money. Pregnant and on the brink of social and financial ruin, Undine retreats to her childhood home in Brooklyn’s Walt Whitman projects, only to discover that she must cope with a crude new reality. Undine faces the challenge of transforming her setbacks into small victories in a battle to reaffirm her right to be.

A Black History Month Celebration is presented as part of the 2020–21 MIT Performing series, a prototyping and presenting series programmed by Jay Scheib, professor for Music and Theater Arts, and presented by the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology. The series is supported in part by the Council for the Arts at MITMIT Performing promotes a research-based artistic practice and serves as a new platform for contemporary performance.

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Community Event, Performing Arts

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Academic, Diversity/Inclusion, Arts/Music/Film, General

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Public, MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff

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School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS)


theater, Arts, performing arts



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