Ms. Paley is .. a sterling performer

The New York Times [April 2006]

Sugar Valley Theatricals 
Bryan Webster, artistic director
in association with Isaac H. Suggs, Jr


Written and Performed by Petronia Paley
Directed by Talvin Wilks

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.

Stage Manager- Debra Ann Byrd
Set & Light Design - Maruti Evans
Costume Design - Suzanne Chesney
Sound Designer- Ien DeNio
Projection Design - Maya Ciarrocchi
Design Assistant- Anna Burnham

Opening: February 1
Closing: February 12

View footage from the performance here.

0329 Petronia Paley
Laxmi and me
2327 Petronia Paley

At the Turtle Shell Theatre

300 West 43rd Street, Manhattan
(between 8th & 9th Aves)

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