J.Lois Diamond
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J.Lois Diamond is a playwright, poet and performer. 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 West Bank Cafe 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. She has been a featured poet at The Cornelia St. Cafe. She is a member of Polaris North and  The Dramatists Guild. She recently studied playwriting  with Tina Howe at The Dramatists Guild Institute. Her play Growl was selected for production in The Downtown Urban Arts Festival- Theater Series( for 2019). jloisdiamond.com


My monologue, One Hundred and Seven Pounds has been published with The Bishop Arts Theatre Center’s Monologue Project 2024, an online resource for audition-length monologues for Women of the African Diaspora.  This monologue was a response to the mass shooting in Buffalo in 2022. 

It can be viewed here.


J.Lois Diamond will make her London debut when her play The Undercurrent is produced as part of Rebound Production's Emerging Artists Showcase at The Etcetera Theatre, London, U.K. May 22

J.Lois Diamond's  full length play Alicia will have an online reading with The Depot in the winter of 2025.

A monologue from J.Lois Diamond's play On The Turnpike has been selected for inclusion in Smith & Kraus' Best Men's Stage Monologues for 2024. Debbie Lamedman, editor.

J.Lois Diamond's play Purdah will be available to stream as part of  PowerStories Voices of Women Theatre Festival March 25-30, 2024.