Toni Stone

Toni Stone

Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn Street Chicago

Play ball! The sensational true story of the first woman to play professional baseball knocks it out of the park as a can't-miss theatrical event. Toni Stone is an encyclopedia of baseball stats. She's got a great arm. And she doesn't understand why she can't play with the boys. Rejected by the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League because of her race, Toni sets out to become the first woman to play in baseball's Negro Leagues. Challenges on and off the field-from hostile crowds to players who slide spikes-first-only steel her resolve to shatter racist and sexist barriers in the sport she's loved since childhood. An original play inspired by the book Curveball, The Remarkable Story of Toni Stone by Martha Ackmann, this New York Times Critic's Pick will have you cheering along.

Thru - Feb 26, 2023

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