Category: Lydia Diamond

Diamond’s ‘Stick Fly’ bound for HBO?

December 20th, 2012 in 2012, Boston Globe, College of Fine Arts, Lydia Diamond, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Lydia R. Diamond’s “Stick Fly” went from being a hit at the Huntington Theatre Company to Broadway — and now it’s reportedly headed to the small screen…

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Alicia Keys talks ‘Stick Fly’ and black Broadway revolution

February 23rd, 2012 in 2012, College of Fine Arts, Lydia Diamond, Newsmakers 0 comments

The Grio
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The lights are blinding. I can barely see. I’m sitting on stage at the majestic Cort Theatre on Broadway, waiting to interview Alicia Keys about her play Stick Fly…

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Lydia Diamond talks about “Stick Fly”

February 13th, 2012 in 2012, College of Fine Arts, Lydia Diamond, Newsmakers 0 comments

WABC-TV (NY)
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Black Characters in Search of Reality

February 12th, 2012 in 2012, College of Fine Arts, Lydia Diamond, New York Times, Newsmakers 0 comments

New York Times
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Through most of the 20th century, images of African-Americans in advertising were mainly limited to servants like the pancake-mammy Aunt Jemima and Rastus, the chef on the Cream of Wheat box…

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Lydia Diamond on Broadway and “Stick Fly”

February 6th, 2012 in 2012, College of Fine Arts, Lydia Diamond, Newsmakers, WCVB 0 comments

WCVB-TV Ch. 5 “CityLine”
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Broadway’s Dazzling Diamond

January 17th, 2012 in 2012, College of Fine Arts, Huffington Post, Lydia Diamond, Newsmakers 0 comments

Huffington Post
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To stick with family or to fly away. Lydia Diamond’s Stick Fly is what Broadway is all about…

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Theaters’ N.Y. focus may test Hub audiences

January 13th, 2012 in 2012, Boston Globe, College of Fine Arts, Lydia Diamond, Newsmakers 0 comments

Boston Globe
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When the American Repertory Theater’s much-anticipated, hotly debated production of “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess’’ opened last night on Broadway, it signaled the most noteworthy expansion yet of Boston’s steadily growing footprint in the nation’s theater capital…

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Stick Fly playwright finds Oak Bluffs atmosphere refreshing

January 11th, 2012 in 2012, College of Fine Arts, Lydia Diamond, Newsmakers 0 comments

Martha’s Vineyard Times
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On Monday Americans will celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. As the nation continues to work toward the goals Mr. King articulated, Martha’s Vineyard and Oak Bluffs, a summer resort destination with a well established black resort community, provide tangible examples of his dream of racial harmony…

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