Blog entries tagged with lydia r. diamond

Stick Fly Lands on Broadway

by: Thom Dunn at 08/16/2011 10:58 AM

Lydia Diamond, Kenny Leon, and producer Alicia Keys talk about  Stick Fly  on Broadway . Did you see the Huntington Theatre Company/Arena Stage production? Are you planning to see it in NY?

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Red Hot Summer Fun, Huntington-style

by: Todd Williams at 07/23/2010 03:10 PM

Are you bummed that we don't produce over the summer? Have no fear. There's plenty going on and we have some recommendations: Thursday, July 29 We're all grabbing red blankets and picnic baskets and heading to Boston Common for a Huntington flash...

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Award Season 2010 - Norton Nods

by: Todd Williams at 04/16/2010 04:07 PM

So this morning I'm thinking about what I am going to wear to the  IRNEs  on Monday when I get news about our Norton Award nominations! Well - not so much what I'm gonna wear - more so where I am going to take a few of our nominees for dinner....

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Stick Fly Adds Performances!

by: Todd Williams at 02/26/2010 11:24 AM

Due to overwhelming ticket demand we have added an additional 10 performances of  Stick Fly , March 7 and 21, and March 23 - 28. That's only about 3700 seats - so get them while they last.We are also taking stand by ticket reservations for...

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Lydia Diamond Interviews Kenny Leon

by: Todd Williams at 02/11/2010 11:47 AM

This season at the Huntington, we are telling seven distinct American stories. To tease out the connections between the shows, we’ve asked artists from different productions to interview each other about their work. Below, playwright Lydia R....

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What's So Funny About Our Racist Brains?

by: Lisa Timmel at 05/21/2014 01:30 PM

There’s a joke that encapsulates the current state of many American’s attitudes toward race relations. It goes like this: “How does every ethnic joke begin? With a look over your shoulder.” Even though everyone should know better, we have ample...

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Bias Is Not Black & White: Smart People And Implicit Social Cognition

by: Lisa Timmel at 05/29/2014 02:00 PM

Rosie Benton and Billy Eugene Jones in the Huntington's production of Lydia R. Diamond's Stick Fly (2010). Photo: Scott Schuman. The cast of characters in Lydia R. Diamond’s Smart People features two academics whose areas of study involve the...

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The Smart People Monologues

by: Lydia R. Diamond at 06/05/2014 02:30 PM

Smart People opens with a cascade of overlapping monologues. Each character — Valerie, an actress; Brian, a neurobiologist; Jinny, a sociologist; and Jackson, a medical student — is in their professional element, a situation which is inevitably...

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Meet The Smart People Involved In Smart People

by: Thom Dunn at 04/28/2014 10:13 AM

Tuesday is the first day of rehearsal for the world premiere  Smart People , the final production in our 2013-2014 season which also marks the return of Huntington favorite Lydia R. Diamond , whose play Stick Fly  was a huge hit back in 2010 (and...

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The First Rehearsal of Smart People

by: Thom Dunn at 04/30/2014 01:46 PM

We usually try to film the opening remarks from the first rehearsals of most of our productions, but, well, since Smart People  started the day after our Spotlight Spectacular, it was a bit different than our typically well-attended presentations....

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Celebrating the Calderwood Pavilion's 10th Anniversary

by: Temple Gill at 10/10/2014 01:20 PM

Page property . . From page: Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA - "A Home for Us All" [11400] Property: Embed 480 x 270 Two hundred and fifty guests including former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino joined Huntington Theatre Company Chairman Carol G....

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