Ms. Paley is .. a sterling performer

The New York Times [April 2006]

The Ensemble Studio Theatre
the World Premiere of

Written and Performed by Petronia Paley
Directed by Talvin Wilks
Music by Min Xiao-Fen

Dr. Selene Slater-Bernaud, also known as Slim, teaches a class scrutinizing Shakespeare’s sonnets titled “The Poetics of Race...The Politics of Beauty.” After years in a caring interracial marriage, she finds herself in love with a female student. Grappling with personal demons that threaten to destroy her, Slim's past and present collide as she confronts the poetry and politics of her heart.

Set & Light Design - Maruti Evans
Costume Design - Suzanne Chesney
Projection Design - Maya Ciarrocchi

Previews: December 6 and 7
Opening: December 8
Closing: December 21

Performance Schedule:
Tuesdays - Saturdays @ 8:00 PM
Sundays @ 2:00 PM

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At the Ensemble Studio Theatre

549 West 52nd Street, Manhattan
(between 10th & 11th Aves)

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