This panel discussion followed the staged reading of scenes from the play Toni Stone by the playwright Lydia R. Diamond RI ’13, directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian, director-in-residence, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, and based on the book Curveball: The Remarkable Story of Toni Stone, the First Woman to Play Professional Baseball in the Negro League by the historian Martha Ackmann RI ’09.
The staged reading was not recorded.
Martha Ackmann (2:27), journalist and author, The Mercury 13: The True Story of Thirteen Women and the Dream of Space Flight and Curveball
Lydia R. Diamond (6:06), playwright, Huntington Theatre Company/Broadway's Stick Fly and Smart People
Nambi E. Kelley (11:50), actor (role of Toni Stone)
Megan Sandberg-Zakian (8:15), director-in-residence, Merrimack Repertory Theatre
Moderated by Sean O’Donnell, associate director of Academic Ventures, Radcliffe Institute
AUDIENCE Q&A (26:55)