Based on Martha Ackmann’s book Curveball: The Remarkable Story of Toni Stone
, award-winning playwright Lydia R. Diamond (Smart People, The Bluest Eye
) tells the dynamic story of Stone’s journey of perseverance and resilience just to do what she loved the most — play baseball.SYNOPSIS:
Toni Stone is an encyclopedia of baseball stats. She’s got a great arm. And she doesn’t understand why she can't play with the boys. Featuring a bullpen of players crossing age, race and gender to portray all supporting roles,Toni Stone
is a vibrant play about staying in the game, playing hard, playing smart and playing your own way.
Directed by Pam MacKinnon
Show Times: Vary, see website
One performance will be simulcast to the video board in Nationals Park one night in September for up to 12,000 people to experience.arenastage.org