Cynthia Nixon and Staceyann Chin Project Canceled Last-Minute | Playbill

News Cynthia Nixon and Staceyann Chin Project Canceled Last-Minute Culture Project's world premiere of MotherStruck!, written and performed by Staceyann Chin and directed by Cynthia Nixon, will no longer begin performances Sept. 24 at Off-Broadway's Lynn Redgrave Theater. Just two days before first preview, the production has been delayed indefinitely.

"This is a show I have waited my whole producing career to produce," said Culture Project artistic director Allan Buchman in a press statement. "At this point, though, we do not have the resources to produce MotherStruck! in the manner in which it deserves."

A spokesperson for Culture Project said that the organization is still planning to produce the work at a later date, but no details have been confirmed. Neither Nixon nor Chin have spoken out about the cancellation.

Staceyann Chin and Cynthia Nixon Greet the Press for MotherStruck!

About MotherStruck!, Buchman previously said: "It gives voice to an important artist, poet, and performer – a black, Chinese woman who is gay and miles from the comforts of white elitism. Ms. Nixon has a probing theatrical intelligence that has prepared Staceyann to convey her perspective in a lively, humorous and touching manner to those individuals most disparately in need of her message."

Chin is an award-winning spoken word artist, LGBT rights activist and bestselling author of "The Other Side of Paradise: A Memoir." She has appeared on television and radio including The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN and PBS. MotherStruck! is the artist's autobiographical solo show about her real-life journey as a single mother without health insurance or financial stability, and finding peace and insight from the experience.

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