Genre: Drama
written and directed by Shawn Luckey

A Family's Play, depicts a family structure reshaped by the affects of society. Deceits coupled with sharply contrasting personalities create the backdrop of this timeless piece. Follow the Delaneys as they embark on a heralding journey to seek the truth of family secrets, and realize that actions have cemented and will now... forever change their lives.
About the Company: Diversity Players Of Harlem

Diversity Players of Harlem, strive to ensure education and enlightenment opportunities through diverse forms of artistic and creative medium. It is our ultimate goal to nurture youth of undiscovered talents, and produce platforms for artists of various backgrounds. Furthermore, we believe that effectively meeting our goal will cure some of the societal ills affecting our communities.

Open:   07/13/06
Close:   07/16/06

Thursday and Friday at 8pm
Saturday and Sunday at 3pm & 7pm
Theater:   Producers Club Theatres
Address:   358 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
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Cost:$20.00, $15.00 Students and Seniors
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Shawn Luckey is one of Diversity Players of Harlem's co-founders and managing partners.  He actively writes, directs, and produces plays and screenplays.  As a performer, he has appeared in a number of commercials, plays and movies. His theatrical credits include: Charles Fuller's A Soldier's Play; Pearl Cleage's Blues for an Alabama Sky; Craig Lucas' Prelude to a Kiss; Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun; and James Baldwin's Amen Corner.

He has also appeared in Rev Run's music video, Mind on the Road; and a NY Lottery Commercial. His directing credits include: Old Man Pete, among other projects, but his love of writing has manifested in the following: A Family's Play; and the forthcoming projects: The Tenants; and Scottsboro 9. Shawn's TV/Film credits include: Showtime's new adult comedy, Nurse Jackie; Spike Lee's Miracle at St. Anna; and Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls...Currently, he has a host of independent film projects slated for completion, including Diversity Players of Harlem's first produced short films, A Family's Story; The Grit, The Grandeur; and also Walking Maris' Way.

Executive Producer and Director is the founder and CEO of DA’ Right Entertainment. As a child, Dwight Ali experienced the entertainment world by working in commercial print and television commercials. After a break from the business as a teen, Dwight Ali returned to acting on stage. His stage credits include “For This Reason… A Love Story”; “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”; “Amen Corner”; “A Family’s Play”; “A Soldier's Play”; and “The Red Lamp”. He also is active in singing, dancing, song writing, producing, set design, and directing. Dwight Ali has also Directed a number of Productions including the New York Premieres of “He Said, She Said: A Romantic Comedy” by Shawn Luckey, “Love’s Gonna Get Ya!”  By James and Michele Woodson and “Die Laughing the Stage Play” by Marq Overton which staring Kevin “dot com” Brown of  NBC’s Emmy Award Winning 30 Rock in its run at the World Famous Laugh Factor. “Die Laughing” took a look at one man's life who is stricken with breast cancer and his struggle to push past the façade of ignorance and arrogance, in a quest to arrive at awareness and ultimate redemption. 

I recently concluded a sucessful run on stage at the Billie Holiday Theater in "Freeda Peoples" written and directed by Joyce Sylvester (of which I cut my hair for as you can see from the pictures). Also staring Nathan Purdee of "One life to live" and "The return of Superfly" and Marilyn Coleman of "Good Times", "Menace II Society" and "Which way is up". I was recently cast in a principal role in Wondering Cut films feature "Around". Completed production of Cubecity's feature film "Liars and Lunatics" as Staples, The Ba Ensemble Production CO's filming of "The Waiting Room" as Martin and Pantomime Pictures Production of "Caged" as Bernie.

Farah Snipes (Christine Delaney "Ma") — is a native of Newark, NJ. Off-Broadway: Son Born Of Sun Lee & Me (understudy). Off-Off Broadway includes: Benetha in A Raisin In the Sun, and Ms. Pat in The Colored Museum. Farah is currently studying at HB Studio and Broadway Dance Center. She is a proud member of both Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and Shakespearean Society

this is Steve's second play in less than a year and in his young career. He has appeared in a number of TV shows and also filmed a pilot earlier this year that is being shopped around to cable networks. Born and raised in Brooklyn, and now living in Harlem, Steve hopes to someday use his talents to make it big.