Blog entries tagged with smart people

Welcome to the 2013-2014 Season!

by: Thom Dunn at 08/08/2013 10:54 AM

Tickets have just gone on sale for our 2013-2014 Season , and we could not have picked a better lineup to keep our momentum going from last season. From Our Town  to the Tony Awards and everything in between, it's been a pretty good year for us, a...

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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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