Award-winning producers MICHAEL & BARBARA ROSS will present Tony Award-winning actress, TONYA PINKINS in Larry Parr's ETHEL WATERS: HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW at Luna Stage in West Orange, New Jersey, for a limited run, August 16 - September 2, 2012. The production will be directed by award-winning director DENNIS COURTNEY, with musical direction by BARRY LEVITT.
In the past twelve months alone, TONYA PINKINS has given five critically acclaimed performances in roles as diverse as an aging Countess, a syphilitic Bawd, a bitter ghetto mom, a diabetic great grandmother & a faithful Latina from the Bronx. Her performance in Milk Like Sugar won the 2012 Lucille Lortel Award & she has been nominated for the Olivier, Jefferson, Helen Hayes, NAACP, Dramaleague, What's On Stage, Audience Choice, Soap Opera Digest, Noel & Ovation Awards. She is the winner of the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Clarence Derwent, Monarch, Black Theatre Alliance, Garland, L.A. Drama Critics, AUDELCO & Obie Awards.
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