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Local playwright gets Broadway debut

Lydia R. Diamond’s “Stick Fly’’ was a hit at the Huntington Theatre Company in 2010, and now it’s on Broadway. Lydia R. Diamond’s “Stick Fly’’ was a hit at the Huntington Theatre Company in 2010, and now it’s on Broadway. (Elizabeth Lippman for The Boston Globe)
By Laura Collins-Hughes
Globe Staff / November 20, 2011

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In the sleek restaurant of a boutique hotel a few blocks from the Cort Theatre, the Broadway house where her name is emblazoned on the marquee, Lydia Diamond looked over the breakfast menu with a careful eye on cost. “It’s a Pavlovian response to hotel prices,’’ she said. “And I spend so much time in hotels, it just makes me crazy.’’ Diamond travels a lot as a playwright. Lately she has been shuttling between New York, where her comedy “Stick Fly’’ began previews Friday, and Cambridge, where she lives.

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STICK FLY At: Cort Theatre, 138 W. 48th St., New York, N.Y. Tickets: $35-$131.50. 800-432-7250, www.stickflybroadway.com