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Tonya Pinkins News

Date of Birth: May 30, 1962 (55)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Female
BWW Photo Exclusive: First Look at HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME in AtlantaBWW Photo Exclusive: First Look at HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The unique musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME getting a second chance at Atlanta's True Colors Theater Company, co-founded by 'Holler' director Kenny Leon in 2002. The show opened at the 375-seat theater located in Atlanta's Cascade Heights neighborhood on September 12th and will run through October 8th. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to share an exclusive first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New GroupCast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, with Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Daniel Oreskes, Sadie Scott, Daniel Sovich, and as previously announced, Chlo Sevigny. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Star and Recording Artist Morgan JamesThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Star and Recording Artist Morgan James
by Theater People Podcast - Sep 11, 2017

On Monday, September 11, Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Morgan James. For the episode, James shares her story of first moving to New York City to attend the Julliard School as a voice major. Attending Julliard had been a life-long dream and when she was wait listed, she had to get creative in order to make her admission a reality. After graduating and deciding to pursue a career in musical theater, James struggled to find work and had to figure out how she best fit into 'the business.' (more...)

Scott Siegel's 16th Annual BROADWAY UNPLUGGED to take Place at Merkin Hall this NovemberScott Siegel's 16th Annual BROADWAY UNPLUGGED to take Place at Merkin Hall this November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

After 15 years at The Town Hall, Scott Siegel's critically acclaimed BROADWAY UNPLUGGED concert event is moving to a new address for its 16th season: Merkin Concert Hall. (more...)

Tupac Broadway Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Gets Second Life; Kenny Leon Hopes for National TourTupac Broadway Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Gets Second Life; Kenny Leon Hopes for National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

According to The New York Times, the unique musical is getting a second chance at Atlanta's True Colors Theater Company, co-founded by 'Holler' director Kenny Leon in 2002. (more...)

Jake Shears Featured on SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast; Listen NowJake Shears Featured on SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast; Listen Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

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 Jake Shears. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes CATS Star Tyler HanesThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes CATS Star Tyler Hanes
by Theater People Podcast - Aug 30, 2017

On Wednesday, August 30, Theater People podcast welcomes CATS star Tyler Hanes. Since making his Broadway debut as a teenager in 2002's OKLAHOMA, Hanes has racked up nine Broadway credits including HAIRSPRAY, THE BOY FROM OZ, SWEET CHARITY, A CHORUS LINE, and ON THE TOWN. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins to Lead World Premiere of TIME ALONE in Los AngelesTonya Pinkins to Lead World Premiere of TIME ALONE in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Belle Reve Theatre Company presents their inaugural production of Time Alone, a World Premiere by Alessandro Camon (Academy Award nominee 'The Messenger') starring Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Jelly's Last Jam, Caroline or Change, ABC Scandal) and Alex Hernandez (Peter and the Starcatcher, Richard III NYC Public Theatre Mobile Unit), at Theatre 2, Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S Spring Street Los Angeles, September 30 to October 29 (Press Opening October 7). (more...)

Ali Stroker to 'Burn Old Dresses' in Concert at The Green Room 42Ali Stroker to 'Burn Old Dresses' in Concert at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Ground-breaking TV & Broadway actress Ali Stroker (Tony-nominated Spring Awakening revival, FOX's Glee), the first-ever performer in a wheelchair to perform in a Broadway show and on The Tony Awards, will offer two solo concerts in NYC on September 17 & 18 at 8pm at The Green Room 42. (more...)

Black Theatre Troupe presents CAROLINE, OR CHANGEBlack Theatre Troupe presents CAROLINE, OR CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Race, rage and civil rights are at the heart of this acclaimed, deeply personal story by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Angels in America, Tony Kushner, in CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, produced by Black Theatre Troupe, September 15-30, 2017, directed by David J. Hemphill, with musical direction by Brenda Hankins and choreographed by Laurie Trygg. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Actress & Author Alexandra Silber and Tony-Winner Reed BirneyThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Actress & Author Alexandra Silber and Tony-Winner Reed Birney
by Theater People Podcast - Aug 7, 2017

On Monday, August 7th Theater People podcast welcomes Alexandra Silber and Reed Birney in a two-part episode. In the first segment, Silber discusses her new novel 'After Anatevka' which tells the story of Hodel, the middle daughter in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, after the action of the beloved musical ends. Silber also discusses her career in The West End (THE WOMAN IN WHITE, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and on Broadway (MASTER CLASS, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and shares how her life journey prepared her to write her book. In the second segment, Tony winner Reed Birney discusses his work in the provocative new production of 1984, a play based on George Orwell's 1949 novel. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes the Incomparable Julia MurneyThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes the Incomparable Julia Murney
by Theater People Podcast - Jul 24, 2017

On Monday, July 24, Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Julia Murney. Murney discusses growing up in New York City where she attended La Guardia High school during the year and the famed Stagedoor Manor during the summer. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The annual Playwrights for a Cause benefit, hosted by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, addresses powerful social and topical issues in our society through the works of prominent playwrights. This year, the event will feature stories of standing up to injustice written by celebrated authors, Catherine Filloux, Lyle Kessler, Jose Rivera, and Regina Taylor. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Michael Lavine and Friends Come to Feinstein's/54 Below TonightMichael Lavine and Friends Come to Feinstein's/54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Michael Lavine (Broadway vocal coach, performer and sheet music guru) is bringing his show Michael Lavine & Friends to the East Coast for a special show Tonight - Thursday, July 13 at 7:00 pm at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Chats with BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG's Henry Lewis and Jonathan SayerThe Theater People Podcast Chats with BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG's Henry Lewis and Jonathan Sayer
by Theater People Podcast - Jul 10, 2017

On Monday, July 10, the Theater People podcast welcomes two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes and Henry Lewis and Jonathan Sayer of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG. For the first part of the episode, host Patrick Hinds chats with Osnes (who is making her fourth appearance on Theater People) about her work in BANDSTAND. Osnes, who has been with the show since it's very first reading, shares stories about how the show has developed, why she turned down other roles to stay with the piece, and a personal family story about why she feels so connected to the role. (more...)

Michael Lavine and Friends Come to Feinstein's/54 Below this ThursdayMichael Lavine and Friends Come to Feinstein's/54 Below this Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Michael Lavine (Broadway vocal coach, performer and sheet music guru) is bringing his show Michael Lavine & Friends to the East Coast for a special show this Thursday, July 13 at 7:00 pm at Feinstein's/54 Below, (Broadway's Supper Club) 254 West 54th Street (bet. Broadway & 8th Ave.), NYC. (more...)

Works by Catherine Filloux, Lyle Kessler and More to Benefit NYCLU at Planet Connections' 2017 Playwrights for a CauseWorks by Catherine Filloux, Lyle Kessler and More to Benefit NYCLU at Planet Connections' 2017 Playwrights for a Cause
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

This year, the event will be Sunday, July 23, and will benefit the New York Civil Liberties Union with 'The Protest Plays,' stories of standing up to injustice written by celebrated authors, CATHERINE FILLOUX, Lyle Kessler, JOSE RIVERA, and Regina Taylor. (more...)

SIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY Starring Steven Brinberg Comes to Rrazz RoomSIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY Starring Steven Brinberg Comes to Rrazz Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Barbra Streisand plays an intimate club in New Hope......in the guise of world renowned impressionist Steven Brinberg as SIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY this Saturday, July 8th at 7:30 pm at the Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road (Clarion Hotel), New Hope, PA 18938. (more...)

New Podcast by Justin Sayre SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Features LGBT Activist Dick LeitschNew Podcast by Justin Sayre SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Features LGBT Activist Dick Leitsch
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of theInternational Order of Sodomites - has posted its new episode, which features an interview with Dick Leitsch, a writer, historian and activist who was involved in some of the major events in queer history. (more...)

54 SINGS 1776, Kyle Dean Massey, Samantha Barks and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below This July54 SINGS 1776, Kyle Dean Massey, Samantha Barks and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

This July, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

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