Dramatist Lydia R. Diamond makes an honorable effort to adapt Toni Morrison’s novel to the stage, but with mixed results.
Lydia R. Diamond
Lydia R. Diamond’s dialogue is funny and cutting; when it needs to it digs deep, mining gems of psychological insight.
Lydia R. Diamond’s Smart People is an amusing takedown of our “post-racial” world, and it is receiving a snappy, well-acted production via the Huntington Theatre Company.
Underneath the discouraging array of customary exhibitions there are some reassuring productions of the new this month, with a smattering of New England and world premieres. Culture Vulture thinks that Richard III will be a highlight at Shakespeare & Co; I am also intrigued by Company One drawing on local playwrights to revamp the tales […]