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
present

ON THE WAY TO TIMBUKTU

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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