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…

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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.

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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' …

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.”…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 …

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Condola Rashad to Take on Title Role in Broadway Revival of Saint Joan by Andy Lefkowitz

Three-time Tony nominee Condola Rashad will lead a new Broadway production of George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan in 2018. The revival, directed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan, will be…

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Lydia Diamond’s back at Arena Stage with Smart People (review) by Debbie Minter Jackson

The long awaited Smart People at Arena Stage tackles issues of race and gender stereotypes from the viewpoint of four distinctly different people, each serving as a kind of archetype of hist…

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Friday, October 7, 2016

Laurie Metcalf, Chris Cooper & More Will Bring Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 to Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Emmy winner and Tony nominee Laurie Metcalf and Oscar winner Chris Cooper will star in A Doll’s House, Part 2 on Broadway. Lucas Hnath’s revisiting of the Ibsen classic, which wi…

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Meet the Cast of Hard Bargain’s ‘Radio Golf’: Part 4: Mack Leoman by Joel Markowitz

In Part 4 of interviews with the cast of Hard Bargain Players’ Radio Golf, meet Mack Leoman. Joel: Please tell our readers where they may have seen you appear on our local stages and the…

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Saturday, July 30, 2016

People You Should Know . . . Michael Bradley by Zack Calhoon

Michael Bradley (Playwright): originally from Mahwah, New Jersey, Michael is a theater artist based in New York City. Most recently, his musical The Girls in White, written with Ar…

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Brandon Uranowitz, Tracie Thoms & Betsy Wolfe Tapped for Falsettos Broadway Revival by Ryan McPhee

Falsettoland continues to populate! Tony nominee Brandon Uranowitz, Tracie Thoms and Betsy Wolfe have joined the cast of the upcoming revival of Falsettos. The trio will take on the roles of…

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