J.Lois Diamond is a playwright, poet and performer. She is a member of Polaris North and The Dramatists Guild, where she recently studied with Tina Howe. She has been a featured poet at The Cornelia St. Cafe.Her full length, one-act, and ten-minute plays have been performed at various off-off Broadway venues, including Theater for the New City, The Wild Project and The Hudson Guild. Her work has been produced regionally and as part of The InspiraTO Festival in Toronto. Her play “Hello Ocean” had a reading at The 2018 Inge Theater Festival.Her play “Growl” was presented at The 2019 Downtown Urban Arts Festival , and at Theatre Odyssey’s One Act Festival in Sarasota, Florida, where it was awarded runner-up for best play. Her play “Slicing an Onion” was produced at The International Human Rights Art Festival at The Wild Project in NY, 2019 Her play “I Feel Good!” was scheduled to be produced at The Signature Theatre as part of The Downtown Urban Arts Festival, June 2020 (festival cancelled). Her play “Growl” was accepted into The Valdez Last Frontier Theatre Conference, 2020, which has been rescheduled for 2021. Two of her monologues will be published with Applause Books, Fall 2020.
Read the write up about her production of Growl at Theatre Odyssey, Sarasota
Read her interview with NOPlays Theatre’s Natalie Osborne
Read her work on The New Play Exchange
Listen to her play Slicing An Onion read on radio KLCC as part of an interview with Rachael Carnes devoted to Code Red Playwrights.