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Kenny Leon directs Lydia R. Diamond's contemporary family comedy of manners.

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Booze Glasses & a Secret Game With Dulé Hill Keep Rosie Benton Happy Backstage at Stick Fly

Booze Glasses & a Secret Game With Dulé Hill Keep Rosie Benton Happy Backstage at Stick Fly

Rosie Benton’s backstage digs aren’t quite as luxurious as the Martha’s Vineyard home that serves as the setting for Stick Fly, but her Cort Theatre home has everything the actress needs. Benton, who stars as Kimber Davies in Lydia R. Diamond's new play, counts on a K-Mart sweatsuit and slippers to keep her cozy and an adorable cast photo to ...

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Stick Fly, Starring Tracie Thoms, Mekhi Phifer and Dulé Hill, Sets Closing Date

Stick Fly, Starring Tracie Thoms, Mekhi Phifer and Dulé Hill, Sets Closing Date

Lydia R. Diamond’s dark family comedy Stick Fly will play its final performance on February 26 at the Cort Theatre. Starring Tracie Thoms, Mekhi Phifer and Dulé Hill, the production will have played 24 previews and 92 regular performances at the date of closing.

Directed by Tony nominee Kenny Leon, Stick Fly is the story of the LeVays, a wealthy ...

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Alicia Keys, La La Anthony and a Rent Reunion Create Starry Night at Stick Fly

Alicia Keys, La La Anthony and a Rent Reunion Create Starry Night at Stick Fly
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With actors like Tracie Thoms, Mekhi Phifer and Dule Hill on stage, every night is a starry night at Broadway’s Stick Fly. But on January 7, the Cort Theatre got an extra dose of star power both on stage and off. Not only did VH1 reality TV star La La Anthony stop by to moderate a post-show discussion with the ...

Stick Fly’s Ruben Santiago-Hudson on August Wilson’s Legacy and Why Real Actors Love New York

Stick Fly’s Ruben Santiago-Hudson on August Wilson’s Legacy and Why Real Actors Love New York

Tony-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson is an actor, writer and director best known for his work in the plays of August Wilson. After a Broadway debut in Jelly’s Last Jam, he earned his Tony for Seven Guitars and went on to star in Gem of the Ocean. His biographical play Lackawanna Blues was commissioned by the Public Theater and became an HBO ...

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Snuggies and a Well-Stocked Bar Keep Dulé Hill Happy Backstage at Stick Fly

Snuggies and a Well-Stocked Bar Keep Dulé Hill Happy Backstage at Stick Fly

His onstage home in Stick Fly is a Martha’s Vineyard mansion, and star Dulé Hill makes sure his backstage space at the Cort Theatre is equally comfortable. When Hill invited Broadway.com into his dressing room to show off his must-haves, he started with the basics, like a fridge full of Zico coconut water, complete with explanation. “Why? Because it’s ...

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Broadway Holiday Flashback! Stick Fly's Condola Rashad and Daniel Breaker Warm Up Together with 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'

Broadway Holiday Flashback! Stick Fly's Condola Rashad and Daniel Breaker Warm Up Together with 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'

Hanukkah has officially begun and Christmas is just around the corner, so to celebrate the holiday season Broadway.com is delivering daily videos featuring Broadway's best, caroling away. Stick Fly standout Condola Rashad recently chatted with Broadway.com about her music career ambitions, and if this clip from a holiday concert is a determining factor, she should have a healthy ...

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Stick Fly Standout Condola Rashad on Her Famous Family, Musical Passion and Growing Up Normal

Stick Fly Standout Condola Rashad on Her Famous Family, Musical Passion and Growing Up Normal

If you want to know the definition of rising star, look no further than Stick Fly standout Condola Rashad. The actress, who is making her Broadway debut in the Alicia Keys-produced new play by Lydia R. Diamond, is definitely one to watch. Rashad chats with host Paul Wontorek about her famous family (she is the daughter of actress Phylicia Rashad ...

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Tracie Thoms & Her Stick Fly Co-Stars Sing-Along to the Music of Alicia Keys on ABC News

Tracie Thoms & Her Stick Fly Co-Stars Sing-Along to the Music of Alicia Keys on ABC News

The family secrets come fast and furious on the stage of Stick Fly, and ABC News' Robin Roberts went inside the new Broadway show to get behind-the-scenes scoop from the cast and producer/composer Alicia Keys. Roberts sat down with Keys to chat about her earliest Broadway memories, before joining the entire cast on the stage of the Cort Theatre ...

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Alicia Keys, Dulé Hill, Mekhi Phifer & More Stir Up Excitement on Stick Fly’s Opening Night

Alicia Keys, Dulé Hill, Mekhi Phifer & More Stir Up Excitement on Stick Fly’s Opening Night

From an elegant setting in Martha’s Vineyard to a fun-filled opening night party at Copacabana, things were swanky from start to finish at the December 8 Broadway premiere of Lydia R. Diamond’s Stick Fly. A starry crowd, including producer and composer Alicia Keys, settled into the Cort Theatre to see an equally starry cast, featuring Tracie Thoms, Dulé Hill, Mekhi ...

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It's a Family Affair for Alicia Keys, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms, Dulé Hill & More at Stick Fly’s Opening

It's a Family Affair for Alicia Keys, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms, Dulé Hill & More at Stick Fly’s Opening
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Explosive family secrets and a class warfare are on the menu at the Martha’s Vineyard home of the LeVay family, which opened its doors to Broadway audiences on December 8 when Stick Fly officially bowed at the Cort Theatre. Joined by director Kenny Leon and playwright Lydia R. Diamond, first-time Broadway producer and composer Alicia Keys brought her heavyweight star ...

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Get Stuck on Stick Fly?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Get Stuck on Stick Fly?

Family secrets are always a recipe for stage drama, and Stick Fly’s LeVay Family certainly has more than enough dirty laundry to keep things interesting. Broadway.com Word of Mouth panelists Michelle, Kean and John headed to the clan’s Martha’s Vineyard home (at Broadway’s Cort Theatre) to check out this explosively funny story, starring Tracie Thoms, Mekhi Phifer and ...

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Broadway Holiday Flashback! Stick Fly Composer Alicia Keys Takes on 'O Holy Night' and 'Little Drummer Girl'

Broadway Holiday Flashback! Stick Fly Composer Alicia Keys Takes on 'O Holy Night' and 'Little Drummer Girl'

Do you hear what I hear? It's the sound of Broadway stars caroling, as Broadway.com celebrates the holidays with a seasonal flashback each day. On December 8, Grammy winner Alicia Keys is celebrating opening night of Lydia R. Diamond's Stick Fly, which features music by Keys in addition to her role as a lead producer of the play. In ...

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Feel the Family Drama in a Squigs Sketch of Stick Fly, Starring Tracie Thoms, Mekhi Phifer & More

Feel the Family Drama in a Squigs Sketch of Stick Fly, Starring Tracie Thoms, Mekhi Phifer & More

Family is who you’re stuck with, and Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson headed to the Cort Theatre to meet the latest dysfunctional clan now on the boards in Stick Fly. Taylor (Tracie Thoms) and Kimber (Rosie Benton) find themselves thrown into some unexpected family drama when they arrive at the elegant Martha’s Vineyard home of the LeVay family ...

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Stick Fly Lands on Broadway, Starring Dulé Hill, Mekhi Phifer & More

Stick Fly Lands on Broadway, Starring Dulé Hill, Mekhi Phifer & More

The affleunt LeVay family is now in residence at Broadway’s Cort Theatre, where Lydia R. Diamond's Stick Fly opens on December 8. Kenny Leon directs the new play, which includes Grammy winning artist Alicia Keys among its lead producers.

The cast of Stick Fly includes Tracie Thoms, Mekhi Phifer, Condola Rashad, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Rosie Benton and Dulé Hill. In addition ...

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Family Secrets Take Center Stage in a First Look at Stick Fly, Starring Dule Hill, Tracie Thoms & More

Family Secrets Take Center Stage in a First Look at Stick Fly, Starring Dule Hill, Tracie Thoms & More
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Despite a life of wealth and privilege, the LeVay family has had its up and downs. In Lydia R. Diamond’s Stick Fly, Dule Hill and Mekhi Phifer star as brothers who bring their significant others to the luxurious family home on Martha’s Vineyard for a weekend, and we’ve got a first look at the dramatic onstage results. Click on below ...

Tracie Thoms on Her Collision Course With Stick Fly and Living the Renthead Dream

Tracie Thoms on Her Collision Course With Stick Fly and Living the Renthead Dream

No matter what your artistic appetite, there is something on Tracie Thoms’ eclectic resume to satisfy, from films like rom-com The Devil Wears Prada and Quentin Tarantino's thriller Grindhouse to TV police procedural Cold Case. For musical theater fans, Thomas has Rent on her resume not once but twice. The Juilliard-trained actress played lesbian lawyer Joanne first in the show’s ...

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Stick Fly Scribe Lydia R. Diamond on Getting 'Lucky' with Producer Alicia Keys and Director Kenny Leon

Stick Fly Scribe Lydia R. Diamond on Getting 'Lucky' with Producer Alicia Keys and Director Kenny Leon

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Playwright Lydia R. Diamond's work has been produced by America’s finest regional theaters, including the Goodman in Chicago and the Huntington in Boston. She's riding the crest of her growing national reputation with her Broadway debut, Stick Fly, produced by Grammy winner Alicia Keys. In Stick Fly, Diamond explores the dynamics of a wealthy African-American family ...

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Producer Alicia Keys Brings Martha’s Vineyard to Broadway as Stick Fly Begins Performances

Producer Alicia Keys Brings Martha’s Vineyard to Broadway as Stick Fly Begins Performances

Broadway gets a new taste of the upper crust as Lydia R. Diamond's Stick Fly begins previews at the Cort Theatre on November 18. The new play, which includes Grammy winning artist Alicia Keys among its lead producers, will officially open on December 8, directed by Kenny Leon.

The cast of Stick Fly includes Tracie Thoms, Mekhi Phifer, Condola Rashad ...

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Alicia Keys and the Stars of Stick Fly Sign Autographs on Broadway

Alicia Keys and the Stars of Stick Fly Sign Autographs on Broadway
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As Lydia Diamond’s new play Stick Fly prepares to begin Broadway previews on November 18, producer Alicia Keys took a moment to take part in that all-important Broadway ritual, poster signing! Keys was joined by show stars Tracie Thoms, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Dule Hill and more at the box office of the Cort Theatre, where Stick Fly will open on December ...

Tickets for Stick Fly, Starring Dule Hill, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms & More, Are Now on Sale

Tickets for Stick Fly, Starring Dule Hill, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms & More, Are Now on Sale

Tickets are now on sale for Lydia R. Diamond's Stick Fly, the new Broadway play that includes Grammy winning artist Alicia Keys among its lead producers. Directed by Kenny Leon, Stick Fly begins performances on November 18 at the Cort Theatre, with opening night set for December 8.

The cast of Stick Fly includes Tracie Thoms, Mekhi Phifer, Condola Rashad ...

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Go Inside Stick Fly with Alicia Keys, Tracie Thoms & More in a Video Preview

Go Inside Stick Fly with Alicia Keys, Tracie Thoms & More in a Video Preview

In anticipation of the arrival of Lydia R. Diamond’s Stick Fly on Broadway, the show’s all-star cast and creative team stepped out to the Hard Rock Café on October 20 to share their excitement. Leading the way was Grammy winner Alicia Keys, making her first foray into Broadway as producer and composer for the play, which centers on the LeVays ...

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Alicia Keys, Dulé Hill, Tracie Thoms & More Meet the Press and Stir Up Excitement for Stick Fly

Alicia Keys, Dulé Hill, Tracie Thoms & More Meet the Press and Stir Up Excitement for Stick Fly
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Grammy-winner Alicia Keys made a very special visit to the Hard Rock Café on October 20 to celebrate her latest artistic endeavor: Broadway! The singer/songwriter appeared as part of the cast and creative team of her first Broadway show, Stick Fly. Keys, who is a producer and composer for the show, joined director Kenny Leon, playwright Lydia R. Diamond ...

Stick Fly Producer Alicia Keys to Compose Music for the Play's Broadway Production

Stick Fly Producer Alicia Keys to Compose Music for the Play's Broadway Production

Fourteen-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys will compose original music for Lydia R. Diamond's Stick Fly, the upcoming Broadway play which includes Keys among its lead producers. Directed by Kenny Leon, Stick Fly begins performances on November 18 at the Cort Theatre, with opening night set for December 8.

“As someone who walked up and down this boulevard as a young ...

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Rosie Benton Joins Mekhi Phifer, Dulé Hill & More in Stick Fly on Broadway

Rosie Benton Joins Mekhi Phifer, Dulé Hill & More in Stick Fly on Broadway

Rosie Benton completes the Broadway cast of Lydia R. Diamond’s Stick Fly, joining the previously announced Dulé Hill, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms, Ruben Santiago-Hudson and Condola Rashad. The play, produced by Alicia Keys and directed by Kenny Leon, will begin previews on November 18 and opens on December 8 at the Cort Theatre.

Set at the elegant Martha’s Vineyard summer ...

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Tracie Thoms, Dulé Hill, Mekhi Phifer, Ruben Santiago-Hudson & Condola Rashad Headed to Broadway in Stick Fly

Tracie Thoms, Dulé Hill, Mekhi Phifer, Ruben Santiago-Hudson & Condola Rashad Headed to Broadway in Stick Fly

Dulé Hill, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms, Ruben Santiago-Hudson and Condola Rashad have signed on to star in the Broadway premiere of Lydia R. Diamond’s Stick Fly. The play, produced by Alicia Keys and directed by Kenny Leon, will begin previews on November 18 and opens on December 8 at the Cort Theatre.

Set at the elegant Martha’s Vineyard summer home ...

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