We are, thrilled to be able to offer virtual tickets to streaming productions of Lydia R. Diamond’s Toni Stone that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.

You have until April 3 to pick your price and we will send you a link within the next day. Act fast as these productions will expire on Sunday, April 5 at midnight.
 

“Best New Play of 2019”
The Wall Street Journal

“One of the best players you have never heard of”
Negro League Baseball Players Association

“Critic’s Pick! Astonishing, dancelike movement by Camille A. Brown”
The New York Times

“A provocative story of grit and determination”
Newsday

 

 

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by Lydia R. Diamond
Directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon
Choreographed by Camille A. Brown
A coproduction with Arena Stage

Mar 5–29, 2020
A.C.T.’s Geary Theater


Toni Stone
 runs 2 hours and 15 minutes, including one intermission.

 

“I play with 'the big boys.' Only ever did play with boys, even when I was a little girl.”—Toni Stone

Toni Stone dreams of nothing but baseball. But to become the first woman to play professionally with men as a member of the Negro League’s Indianapolis Clowns, she must confront hostile crowds, ruthless team owners, and players who slide spikes first. As she negotiates life’s challenges and opportunities on and off the field, Toni stays true to herself and reaches for who she can be.

In this new play, playwright Lydia R. Diamond (Broadway’s Stick Fly and Showtime’s The Affair) uncovers the theatrical journey in Martha Ackmann’s book, Curveball: The Remarkable True Story of Toni Stone. The culmination of a seven-year collaboration between Diamond and director Pam MacKinnonToni Stone is the extraordinary, real-life story of a trail-blazing Bay Area athlete.

 

This production contains haze, strong language, and mature themes. For additional context about this production, click here. Note: Includes spoilers.

 

Open caption performance: Saturday, Mar 21 at 2 p.m.
Support for Open Captioning is provided in part by TDF. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
   

A.C.T. is proud to partner with the San Francisco Giants on this production!

 

Support for this production provided by The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation & National Endowment for The Arts.

 

 

 

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