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Tonya Pinkins News

Date of Birth: May 30, 1962 (54)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Female
Broadway AM Report, 9/29/2016 - FALSETTOS, THE ENCOUNTER, HOCUS POCUS & More!Broadway AM Report, 9/29/2016 - FALSETTOS, THE ENCOUNTER, HOCUS POCUS & More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 29, 2016

Today's big news: FALSETTOS begins previews, THE ENCOUNTER opens, TRIAL OF AN AMERICAN PRESIDENT skewers Bush, the PUFFS Potter parody starts, and a HOCUS POCUS musical parody begins tonight in L.A.! (more...)

NOTHING LIKE A DAME Actors Fund Benefit Will Honor Marin Mazzie; Christine Ebersole, Melissa Errico, Tonya Pinkins and More to Perform!NOTHING LIKE A DAME Actors Fund Benefit Will Honor Marin Mazzie; Christine Ebersole, Melissa Errico, Tonya Pinkins and More to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Host committee members Betty Buckley, Misty Copeland, Kelli O'Hara, Bernadette Peters, and Janice Reals Ellig present the 20th Anniversary of Nothing Like a Dame on Monday, October 24, 2016 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 W. 47th Street). (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Presents its 2nd annual Week-Long Education Program, CHERRY LANE SCHOOLCherry Lane Theatre Presents its 2nd annual Week-Long Education Program, CHERRY LANE SCHOOL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) will present its second annual week-long education program, CHERRY LANE SCHOOL - featuring panel discussions and workshop sessions with leading figures in the professional theatre - from October 24 to 28 at Cherry Lane Theatre.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Remembering the Life and Career of Legendary Playwright, Edward AlbeePhoto Coverage: Remembering the Life and Career of Legendary Playwright, Edward Albee
by Walter McBride - Sep 23, 2016

Last week, legendary playwright Edward Albee passed away in his sleep at his home in Montauk, LI at the age of 88.  See photos of the Albee throughout his distinguished career as BroadwayWorld remembers the life and works of the theatre's most revered figures.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary to Hit Theaters; Watch the Official Trailer!STAGE TUBE: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary to Hit Theaters; Watch the Official Trailer!
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2016

Atlas Media has just announced its upcoming feature-length documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened -- a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into the 'then' and 'now' of perhaps Stephen Sondheim's most beloved work, Merrily We Roll Along -- has been acquired for theatrical distribution by Abramorama, the industry's preeminent distributor of independent cinema. Check out the official trailer for the film below! (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/20/2016 - THE FRONT PAGE, HEISENBERG and THE ENCOUNTER!Broadway AM Report, 9/20/2016 - THE FRONT PAGE, HEISENBERG and THE ENCOUNTER!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 20, 2016

Today's big news: SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman hosts this year's BROADWAY SALUTES, Melissa Errico returns to Feinstein's/54 Below, and THE FRONT PAGE (more here), HEISENBERG (follow this link) and THE ENCOUNTER start previews tonight on Broadway! (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Kathleen Chalfant, Wallace Shawn, Annie Baker and More Sign Letter in Support of Black Lives MatterTonya Pinkins, Kathleen Chalfant, Wallace Shawn, Annie Baker and More Sign Letter in Support of Black Lives Matter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Dozens of theater artists have signed a statement expressing solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives following the cancellation of Broadway Supports Black Lives Matter, a benefit that was to be hosted at Feinstein's/54 Below, a popular cabaret club. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony and Emmy Winner Thomas KailThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony and Emmy Winner Thomas Kail
by Theater People Podcast - Sep 19, 2016

On Monday, September 18 the Theater People podcast welcomes Tony and Emmy Award winning director Thomas Kail. For the episode, Kail discusses creating the smash hit musical HAMILTON alongside his longtime collaborator Lin-Manuel Miranda. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM *Season Premiere* on FOX - Monday, September 19, 2016Scoop: GOTHAM *Season Premiere* on FOX - Monday, September 19, 2016
by - Sep 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM *Season Premiere*, airing on FOX on Monday, September 19, 2016! (more...)

Tonya Pinkins and More Set for THE MEETING* Benefit for Black Lives MatterTonya Pinkins and More Set for THE MEETING* Benefit for Black Lives Matter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will open its eighth and final season on Sunday, September 18 at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins and Jay Armstrong Johnson Join 2016 TRU Love BenefitTonya Pinkins and Jay Armstrong Johnson Join 2016 TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 TRU Love Benefit, Embracing the Unlimited: A Celebration of Inclusion in the Arts, and an initial lineup of top performers for the event have been announced. (more...)

THE MEETING* to Benefit Black Lives Matter at Joe's Pub This WeekendTHE MEETING* to Benefit Black Lives Matter at Joe's Pub This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will open its eighth and final season on Sunday, September 18 at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/6/2016 - 9/13/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 9/6/2016 - 9/13/2016
by - Sep 13, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 9/6/2016 - 9/13/2016. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/8/2016 - SPAMILTON Opens and More!Broadway AM Report, 9/8/2016 - SPAMILTON Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 8, 2016

Today's big news: SPAMILTON (more here) and EDWIN, THE EDWIN BOOTH STORY open Off-Broadway, and the stars of OH, HELLO meet the press, so stay tuned for coverage! (more...)

Tonya Pinkins-Helmed BROADWAY SUPPORTS BLACK LIVES MATTER Concert Cancelled at Feinstein's/54 BelowTonya Pinkins-Helmed BROADWAY SUPPORTS BLACK LIVES MATTER Concert Cancelled at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

BROADWAY SUPPORTS BLACK LIVES MATTER, a concert directed by Tonya Pinkins originally to be held on September 11, 2016 at Feinstein's/54 Below, has been cancelled due to the venue's conflict with part of Black Lives Matter's platform. (more...)

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast Celebrates THE GOLDEN GIRLS with Jim ColucciSPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast Celebrates THE GOLDEN GIRLS with Jim Colucci
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted its new episode, which features an interview with Jim Colucci, author of the terrific new book Golden Girls Forever.  (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes PARAMOUR Star Jeremy KushnierThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes PARAMOUR Star Jeremy Kushnier
by Theater People Podcast - Aug 22, 2016

Kushnier made his Broadway debut in the lead role of Ren McCormack in the 1998 production of FOOTLOOSE. He went on to star on Broadway in RENT, JERSEY BOYS, and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. He was a part of the original New York company of SHEAR MADDNESS, and he can currently be seen in PARAMOUR, Cirque Du Soliel's first-ever Broadway production. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins to Helm BROADWAY SUPPORTS BLACK LIVES MATTER Concert at Feinstein's/54 BelowTonya Pinkins to Helm BROADWAY SUPPORTS BLACK LIVES MATTER Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

The theatre community comes together to raise their voices for Black Lives Matter in BROADWAY SUPPORTS BLACK LIVES MATTER on September 11, 2016 at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winning Producer Kevin McCollumThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winning Producer Kevin McCollum
by Theater People Podcast - Aug 15, 2016

On Monday, August 15, the Theater People podcast welcomes three-time Tony-winning producer Kevin McCollum. Best known for producing Broadway mega-hits RENT, AVENUE Q, and, IN THE HEIGHTS, McCollum is also know for taking chances on smaller shows and shepherding them to Broadway. He brought THE DROWSY CHAPERONE to Broadway in 2006--it would go on to win five Tony Awards--and [TITLE OF SHOW] to Broadway in 2009. (more...)

Shuler Hensley, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Emily Padgett & More Join Sutton Foster in New Group's SWEET CHARITYShuler Hensley, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Emily Padgett & More Join Sutton Foster in New Group's SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The New Group has announced additional casting for Sweet Charity, the production launching the company's 2016-2017 Season.  Choreographed by Joshua Bergasse and directed by Leigh Silverman, this production features Yesenia Ayala, Darius Barnes, James Brown III, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Shuler Hensley, Sasha Hutchings, Donald Jones, Jr., Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Emily Padgett and Joel Perez, and as previously announced, two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Charity Hope Valentine.  A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays November 2 - December 11 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Sunday, November 20. (more...)

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