HBO To Adapt Broadway Dramedy ‘Stick Fly’ From Playwright Lydia Diamond And Producer Alicia Keys

HBO is turning to Broadway for its latest inspiration — having given a script commitment to Lydia Diamond’s “Stick Fly,” based on Diamond’s critically acclaimed play about race, class and familial friction set during an African American family’s trip to Martha’s Vineyard.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Diamond will adapt “Stick Fly” into an hourlong drama format, and will executive produce the project alongside the play’s original producers, Alicia Keys and Tony winner Nelle Nugent. The plot centers around two brothers (played by Dulé Hill and Mekhi Phifer during the original Broadway run) who both independently decide to introduce their girlfriends (one white and one black) to their parents on the same weekend getaway, whereupon chaos inevitably ensues. Read More…
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HBO To Adapt Broadway Dramedy ‘Stick Fly’ From Playwright Lydia Diamond And Producer Alicia Keys

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