J.Lois Diamond is a playwright, poet and performer. She is a member of Honor Roll, 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), now rescheduled for June 2021 at The Abrons Arts Center. Her play “Growl” was accepted into The Valdez Last Frontier Theatre Conference,  2020, which has been rescheduled for 2021. 

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


Watch her read her monologue My Infinity Mask on youtube


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Her Full Length plays:
The Rosy Cave
On the Road to Holeness
         One Act Plays include:
         Hello Ocean
         Just for Today
         Vulcanic Surrender
         In Alabama
                   Ten minute plays include:
                  The Undercurrent
                  The Quiet Car
                   Mountain Dew
                   A Siri-Ous Situation
                   Palak Paneer
                   On the Turnpike
                   The Pet Sitters
                   Pick and Prick
                   Fright or Flight
                   Tit for TSA-T
           Check out her work on the New Play Exchange