Playwright – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

Petronia Paley quenching her artistic thirsts

Petronia Paley can confidently lay claim to the titles Actor, Director, Teacher, Fine Art Painter, Writer, and Producer. She’s actively pursued an acting career, but the other careers along the way segued into the next—seemingly by pure serendipity. Petronia Paley was born in Albany, … Read More

Today’s Renaissance Woman, Barbara Lewis Talks with Today’s Renaissance Man, Playwright Laurence Holder (Part I)

Your work fascinates me, Laurence, because it is so strong in history. It brings what was into now, but that history is not always appreciated.

“Your reading is dead on, Barbara. The reason why I’m interested in African American history is because our tales are not told. I was just talking on the phone with a friend and we were amazed that Prince and Michael Jackson coexisted at the same time, doing all of the fantastic music and creating music at the same time. Our artistry and our stories are always being separated out.”