Saturday, February 19, 2022

'Stick Fly' is a fun getaway at Repertory Theatre of St. Louis by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Stick Fly” addresses race and class with subtlety, nuance and an edginess rooted in hard truth.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:06PM
Thursday, February 17, 2022

VIDEO: Chanel Bragg Talks STICK FLY on Backstage with Richard Ridge

Broadway is back and BroadwayWorld is bringing you all of the interviews you crave with your favorite Broadway stars! Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of their latest projects on Backs…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:42AM
Thursday, February 3, 2022

Review Roundup: THE TAP DANCE KID at City Center Encores!

New York City Center just kicked off the 2022 Encores! Season with The Tap Dance Kid, featuring music by Henry Krieger, lyrics by Robert Lorick, and a book by Charles Blackwell. Directed by …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:45PM

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from THE TAP DANCE KID at Encores!

New York City Center just kicked off the 2022 Encores! Season with The Tap Dance Kid, featuring music by Henry Krieger, lyrics by Robert Lorick, and a book by Charles Blackwell. Directed by …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:33AM
Thursday, January 27, 2022

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of THE TAP DANCE KID in Rehearsals!

New York City Center will soon kick off the 2022 Encores! Season on February 2 - 6 with The Tap Dance Kid, featuring music by Henry Krieger, lyrics by Robert Lorick, and a book by Charles Bl…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:49PM
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Stick Fly Playwright Lydia R. Diamond on Getting Produced on Broadway by Ayanna Prescod For Broadway Direct

Playwright Lydia R. Diamond is best known to New York theater audiences for her work Stick Fly. The play about an affluent African American family on Martha’s Vineyard was produced by sing…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:20AM
Saturday, August 1, 2020

VIDEO: Watch Lydia R. Diamond's STICK FLY on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 2pm!

Stars in the House continues today (2pm) with Plays In The House. Today, enjoy STICK FLY, by Lydia R. Diamond. Starring Jelani Alladin, Caroline Innerbichler, Keith Randolph Smith, Tiffan…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:12AM
Friday, July 31, 2020

The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: A Hamilton Reunion, a Digital Striptease, a Stick Fly Reading, All for a Cause by Ryan McPhee

Catch these theatre and theatre-adjacent streams July 31–August 2.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:27AM
Monday, July 27, 2020

Jelani Alladin, Caroline Innerbichler, Daniel J. Watts and More to Star in Reading of Lydia R. Diamond's STICK FLY

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that Dell Howlett will direct a reading of Lydia R. Diamond's 'Stick Fly' on Saturday, August 1st at 2 PM ET as part of 'Stars In The House's' …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:48PM

Jelani Alladin, Daniel J. Watts, More Set for Stars in the House Reading of Stick Fly by Dan Meyer

Crystal Monee Hall has composed new original music for the Lydia R. Diamond play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:33PM

It's Handled! Scandal's Kerry Washington, Tony Goldwyn & More Set for This Week's Stars in the House by Lindsey Sullivan

An epic Scandal reunion and more is planned for this week's episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, produce…

SOURCE: at 02:42PM
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Jelani Alladin, Laura Benanti, Daniel J. Watts & More Will Star in STICK FLY Reading on Plays in the House

On Saturday, August 1, Stars in the House's Plays In The House series will take on STICK FLY, by Lydia R. Diamond. The reading will star Jelani Alladin, Laura Benanti, Crystal Monee Hall, Ke…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:03AM
Friday, June 19, 2020
Sunday, June 7, 2020

VIDEO: Zakiya Young Shares Her Experiences as a Black Performer on Broadway

Zakiya Young, who has appeared on Broadway in The Little Mermaid and Stick Fly, has taken to Instagram to share her experiences as a black performer on Broadway.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:56AM
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Vinegar and Honey: A Review of Stick Fly at Writers Theatre by Amanda Finn

Lydia R. Diamond's play of privilege and all it entails returns to Chicago fresher than ever.

SOURCE: at 02:30PM
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Stick Fly takes flight at Writers by Kerry Reid

A wealthy Black family confronts secrets and internalized self-loathing in Lydia Diamond's acerbic drama. In 2017, First Floor Theater premiered Leah Nanako Wink…

SOURCE: at 06:15PM
Thursday, February 6, 2020

Lydia Diamond Named Recipient of 2020 Horton Foote Playwriting Award by Andrew Gans

The Dramatists Guild of America will present the Toni Stone, Smart People, and Stick Fly playwright with the award in July.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:38PM
Thursday, May 30, 2019

A First Look at Lydia R. Diamond's Toni Stone Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The Stick Fly playwright returns with a new play about the first woman ever to play professionally in a men’s baseball league.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:30PM
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Lydia R. Diamond’s Toni Stone Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Stick Fly playwright returns with a new play about the first woman ever to play professionally in a men’s baseball league.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:09PM
Monday, May 13, 2019

With Toni Stone, Lydia R. Diamond Brings the Most Legendary Baseball Player You Never Heard of to the Stage by Olivia Clement

The Stick Fly playwright returns to Off-Broadway in a kinetic and sensitive production to resurrect an historic figure.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:00AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

A search for a missing gay teen reveals The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey by Albert Williams

Joe Foust deftly portrays the detective and all the parties in the investigation. American Blues Theater presents the Chicago premiere of this 2016 play by James…

SOURCE: at 07:00AM
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

‘Into the Woods’ and Manual Cinema at Writers Theatre next season by Doug George

A Gary Griffin-directed musical (Sondheim’s “Into the Woods”), a new “Doll’s House,” Lydia R. Diamond’s “Stick Fly” and a work by Chicago’s Manual Cinema are among the si…

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 05:40PM
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Theatre Jobs: What Does a Broadway General Manager Do? by Playbill Staff

Peter Bogyo (Stick Fly, Trip to Bountiful) answers every question you might have about the nature of a general manager with his new book.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. ‘Stick Fly: An American Novela Vignette’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre. “‘Stick Fly’ is an exceptionally well crafted depiction and perpetuates serious introspection.”…

SOURCE: at 09:38PM
Sunday, October 21, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Stick Fly: An American Novela Vignette’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre by Jv Torres

Spanish Telenovelas beam with explosive family drama, confessions and discoveries of past indiscretions. Watching “Stick Fly” at Fells Point Corner Theatre in Baltimore piqued my…

SOURCE: at 05:48PM
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

‘Some moments of brilliance’: A KETTLE OF FISH – The Yard Theatre by Laura Kressly

There are some moments of brilliance in A Kettle of Fish and the structural disintegration is impressive, but sometimes the experience is unpleasant what with its confusion and instability r…

SOURCE: at 10:00AM
Friday, June 1, 2018

‘Billions’ Star Condola Rashad Talks Saints, Trolls And Being Joan Of Arc – Tony Awards Watch by Greg Evans

A few hours after Condola Rashad goes to the stake for the final time in Broadway’s Saint Joan, the Billions actress gets an altogether different toast at Radio City Music Hall: She…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:16PM
Friday, May 11, 2018

Bless! Saint Joan Tony Nominee Condola Rashad Receives Her Sardi's Portrait by

Hallelujah! Saint Joan Tony nominee Condola Rashad joined the ranks of Broadway stars honored with caricatures on the walls of Sardi's on May 10. The stage and screen star has also recei…

SOURCE: at 12:33PM
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Stick Fly’ at Gaithersburg Arts Barn by Kristin Franco

“The first man that’s supposed to love you is your dad.” Issues with family, race, and class abound in Lydia R. Diamond’s “Stick Fly,” presented through a…

SOURCE: at 07:39PM
Saturday, February 17, 2018

Keep the Faith! Condola Rashad Is Ready to Take on Joan of Arc in Saint Joan by Beth Stevens

The spring theater season has officially begun, and a slew of highly anticipated musicals and plays, both brand-new and revisited, are set to bow.'s Spring Preview series ca…

SOURCE: at 02:00PM
Monday, February 12, 2018

Review: ‘Stick Fly’ by ANKH Repertory at the Gaithersburg Art Barn by William Powell

Stick Fly is a boiling stew of classism, colorism, parent-child dynamics, unspeakable secrets, and marital choices. With a cast every bit the equal of Lydia R. Diamond’s Broadway-produced …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:25AM