CALL ME WILLIAM

Genre: Drama
Written and performed by Prudence Wright Holmes, directed by Nora Deveau Rosen

You might know Willa Cather as the Pulitzer Prize winning author of My Antonia and Death Comes to the Archbishop; what you might not know is that she was a cross-dressing lesbian in Nebraska in 1890, and that she had an adoring secretary/ life partner who called herself "Willa Cather's slave."
 
 
 

Prudence Wright Holmes has performed on and off Broadway and in many regional theatres. On Broadway, she appeared with Meryl Streep in Happy End, Maggie Smith in Lettice and Lovage, George C. Scott in Inherit the Wind, The Light in the Piazza at Lincoln Center and on the National tour. She also had featured roles in the films Sister Act I and I with Whoopi Goldberg, Kingpin with Woody Harrelson and In Dreams with Annette Bening, My Own Love Song  with Renee Zellweger and After.Life with Liam Neeson. She wrote and performed her solo show Bexley, OH! at New York Theatre Workshop.

She is the author of Monologue Mastery and Voices of Thinking Jewish Women (Biblio Press 2003) . She has read her work at KGB Red Room, The Living Room, and the Cornelia Street Café.

 

 

(www.prudencewrightholmes.com/ www.willacathershow.com

 

Open:   07/18/10
Close:   07/24/10

Schedule:
July 18 at 12; July 24 at 1PM
Theater:   Cherry Lane Theatre
Address:   38 Commerce St.
New York, NY 10014
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Cost:$18
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Theatre Mania at 888-811-4111
Company: Fresh Fruit Festival         Official Web Site: www.freshfruitfestival.com