Off Broadway’s Signature Theatre Sets 2018-19 Slate With Lynn Nottage Residency, New Musical By Dave Malloy

Off Broadway’s Signature Theatre has announced a 2018-19 season featuring six works by five resident playwrights, including two productions by Signature’s new playwright-in-residence, Lynn Nottage, and a world premiere musical from Dave Malloy.

A Tony nominee for Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, Malloy is Signature’s first musical theater writer-in-residence. His new musical, Octet, will be directed by Annie Tippe.

Nottage, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes (for Ruined and Sweat) will see new productions of two of her comedies, Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine and By the Way, Meet Vera Stark. Signature said a new play by Nottage will be produced during the 2019-20 season.

All performances will take place at the company’s Frank Gehry-designed Pershing Square Signature Center on 42nd Street, at the western edge of the Broadway theater district.

Signature’s Legacy Program, which welcomes past playwrights-in-residence. It will feature productions from
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