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Stick Fly - 2011 - Broadway

$35 - $131.50

It was supposed to be a relaxing weekend at the family home on Martha's Vineyard... until the baggage got unpacked. Set at the elegant summer home of the well-to-do LeVay family, STICK FLY begins when two adult sons bring their significant others (one a fiancée, the other a new girlfriend) home to meet their parents for the first time. Soon, secrets are revealed, civilities are dropped and identities are explored in a harsh new light. Race and rivalry, class and family, all come together for an explosive comedy of manners about today's complex world.

Schedule

Cort Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
138 West 48th St. Seating Chart
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Featured Reviews For Stick Fly


Sticking to what has flown before - NY Post
The best thing about “Stick Fly” is its shameless reliance on soap-opera theatrics. Playwright Lydia R. Diamond multiplies heated arguments about race, class and gender, but the comedy that opened last night is really an old-fashioned, corny melodrama.

'Stick Fly' - NY Daily News
Diamond shows a flair for everyday speech as delivered by this bunch of brainiacs. But as she juggles complicated issues of race, class and the devastation of absentee fathers, her play rocks schizophrenically between substantive drama and a quippy “Cosby” clone. At 2-3/4 hours, “Stick Fly” could benefit from some tightening. Ditto the ensemble directed by Kenny Leon.


 



 

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by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2012
STICK FLY, the hit Broadway play by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon, will play its final performance at Broadway's Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street) on Sunday, February 26, 2012 after 24 previews and 92 regular performances.
by Stage Tube - February 10, 2012
STICK FLY, the hit Broadway play by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon, will play its final performance at Broadway's Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street) on Sunday, February 26, 2012 after 24 previews and 92 regular performances. In the video below, the cast chats about what the show is about. Click below to check it out!
by Robert Diamond - February 9, 2012
STICK FLY, the hit Broadway play by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon, will play its final performance at Broadway's Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street) on Sunday, February 26, 2012 after 24 previews and 92 regular performances.
by BWW News Desk - February 1, 2012
On Wednesday, February 1, New York's hottest tap dancers and musicians come together for an electric night of improvisation and musical exploration. Actor and tap dancer Dule Hill ("Psych", Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk, Stickfly) hosts. The tap dancers include tap legends as well as the new generation of tap artists and ensembles breaking ground in tap and the musicians are some of the leading musicians working today.
by Max Schwager - January 18, 2012
On Wednesday, February 1, New York's hottest tap dancers and musicians come together for an electric night of improvisation and musical exploration. Actor and tap dancer Dule Hill ("Psych", Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk, Stickfly) hosts. The tap dancers include tap legends as well as the new generation of tap artists and ensembles breaking ground in tap and the musicians are some of the leading musicians working today.
by Nicole Rosky - January 9, 2012
The producers of STICK FLY just announced that the on sale period has been extended by popular demand and tickets are now available through April 8, 2012, with special Spring Break Wednesday matinees in March through April 4. Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter Alicia Keys is proud to present and write original music for the Broadway premiere of Lydia R. Diamond's critically-acclaimed new play STICK FLY, directed by Kenny Leon. The production is now in performances at the Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street).
by Kelsey Denette - January 6, 2012
Tomorrow's talkback, following the 8 PM performance, will be hosted by VH1 reality star La La Anthony ('La La's Full Court Life').
by Gabrielle Sierra - December 28, 2011
Due to popular demand, four new dates have been added to the discussion series with Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter and Broadway producer Alicia Keys following the STICK FLY performances on Saturday, January 7 at 8PM, Monday February 6 at 7PM, Thursday, February 16 at 7PM and Sunday, February 26 at 7:30PM at the Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street).
by Ben Peltz - December 18, 2011
Call me envious, but the genre of plays that feature smart, educated, financially well-off characters screwing up their lives under the knowing smirks of the maid serves as a kind of comfort food for me.  And while the discomfort in class, racial and gender issues experienced by the LeVay family in Lydia R. Diamond's funny and quite heated family drama, Stick Fly, may seem a bit too familiar at times, director Kenny Leon and his terrific ensemble help deliver a lively evening.
by Kelsey Denette - December 15, 2011
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and Broadway producer Alicia Keys will host talkback discussions following the STICK FLY performances next week on Monday, December 19th and Thursday, December 22nd at the Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street). STICK FLY is written by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon.
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 13, 2011
STICK FLY, written by Lydia R. Diamond, directed by Kenny Leon, and produced and with original music by Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Alicia Keys, was featured this morning on ABC's 'Good Morning America.' Host Robin Roberts visited Alicia Keys and the cast at the Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street) to talk about this exciting new production that opened last week. Click here to watch the full interview. STICK FLY producers also announced today that a new block of tickets has been made available for purchase. The show is now on sale through February 28th.
by Broadway Beat - December 12, 2011
Last week, December 8, Lydia R. Diamond's STICK FLY opened at the Cort Theatre. Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter Alicia Keys presents and writes original music for the Broadway premiere of STICK FLY, directed by Kenny Leon. Broadway Beat was on hand for the celebratory opening night party and takes you inside below!
by Walter McBride - December 9, 2011
Last night, December 8, Lydia R. Diamond's STICK FLY opened at the Cort Theatre. Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter Alicia Keys presents and writes original music for the Broadway premiere of STICK FLY, directed by Kenny Leon. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the starry theater arrivals and brings you photo coverage of the red carpet below!
by Walter McBride - December 9, 2011
Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter Alicia Keys presents and writes original music for the Broadway premiere of Lydia R. Diamond's critically-acclaimed play STICK FLY, directed by Kenny Leon. The production officially opened at the Cort Theatre last night, December 8, and BroadwayWorld was there for the after party!
by Walter McBride - December 9, 2011
Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter Alicia Keys presents and writes original music for the Broadway premiere of Lydia R. Diamond's critically-acclaimed play STICK FLY, directed by Kenny Leon. The production officially opened at the Cort Theatre last night, December 8, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the curtain call!
by BWW Special Coverage - December 8, 2011
It was supposed to be a relaxing weekend at the family home on Martha's Vineyard... until the baggage got unpacked. Set at the elegant summer home of the well-to-do LeVay family, STICK FLY begins when two adult sons bring their significant others (one a fiancée, the other a new girlfriend) home to meet their parents for the first time. Soon, secrets are revealed, civilities are dropped and identities are explored in a harsh new light. Race and rivalry, class and family, all come together for an explosive comedy of manners about today's complex world.