Tonya Pinkins
(© Tess Steinkolk)
Tonya Pinkins
(© Tess Steinkolk)
Tony Award-winner Tonya Pinkins will star in Luna Stage Company's production of Larry Parr's Ethel Waters: His Eye is on the Sparrow, running August 16-September 2, under the direction of Dennis Courtney. The production will feature musical direction by Barry Levitt.

Pinkins will star in the title role of the work, which explores the life of the legendary singer, whose popular hits include "Stormy Weather," "Heat Wave" and "Supper Time," among many others. Pinkins has recently appeared in the Off-Broadway productions of Storefront Church, Hurt Village, and Milk Like Sugar. Her additional credits include Caroline, or Change, The Wild Party, Jelly's Last Jam, and many others.

The engagement is presented by Michael and Barbara Ross.

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