May 2023

Deborah Zoe Laufer  Playwright and Author of   Lyric Stage Company's production of  "ROOTED" By Kevin T. Baldwin Lyric Stage Company presents "ROOTED," the second play in a planned trilogy by playwright Deborah Zoe Laufer. In a recent interview with METRMag, Laufer describes her childhood as living in a small rural community, growing up in the woods and raising animals in Liberty, New York in the Catskill Mountains.    She mentions how her stories "BE HERE NOW" and "ROOTED" are

As an amateur scientist, Emery Harris’s hypothesis can be summarized as follows; given enough encouragement and a consistent routine, plants can learn to trust their human caretakers. Emery’s larger ambition is to inspire the followers of her experiments to go out and affect the planet for the better. She, however, has almost exclusively relinquished herself to affecting her