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Alicia Keys and Stick Fly Cast Members Set for November 16 Event at Cort Theatre

Alicia Keys
(© David Gordon)
Alicia Keys
(© David Gordon)

Alicia Keys and cast members of Lydia R. Diamond’s Stick Fly will greet and sign autographs for ticket buyers in the lobby of the Cort Theatre on Wednesday, November 16 from noon to 1pm. Directed by Kenny Leon, Diamond’s play will begin performances at the Cort on November 18, in anticipation of an official opening on December 8.

Stick Fly is a portrait of an upper class African American family vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard and explores parental expectations, sibling rivalry, and issues of class and race. The company will feature Rosie Benton, Dulé Hill, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms, Ruben Santiago-Hudson and Condola Rashad.

As previously announced, Grammy Award winner Keys is composing original music for the piece, which she is also producing.

The autograph session will be open to everyone who purchases a ticket at the box office the morning of Wednesday, November 16 (beginning at 10am. Ticket buyers will be given an opportunity to stand in line to have a poster signed by and to meet Alicia Keys and cast members. No one may line up for the poster signing without proof of ticket purchase. Ticket buyers may choose to leave the box office after purchase and come back to the line, but they will forfeit their spot in the line.

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