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Staff PickToni Stone (Mar 5-Mar 29)

March 5, 2020 - March 29, 2020

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

“I had to play . . . I wanted to find the heart of the game.” —Toni Stone

Toni Stone dreams of nothing but baseball. But to become the first woman to play professionally 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 six-year collaboration between Diamond and Tony Award winner and A.C.T.’s Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon, Toni Stone is the extraordinary, real-life story of a trail-blazing Bay Area athlete.

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Start:
March 5, 2020
End:
March 29, 2020
Cost:
$ - See event web page
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Website:
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Venue

Geary Theater
Phone:
(415) 749-2228
415 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
Website:
www.act-sf.org

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