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Tonya Pinkins and Erika Rolfsrud to Star in Black Pearl Sings! at Ford's Theatre logo
Tonya Pinkins
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Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins and Erika Rolfsrud will star in Frank Higgins' Black Pearl Sings!, to run September 25-October 18 at Ford's Theatre. Jennifer L. Nelson will direct the production.

Higgins' play focuses on Susannah, a song collector for the Library of Congress who finds an unexpected resource in Pearl, an inmate in a Texas prison.

The creative team includes scenic designer Tony Cisek, costume designer Toni-Leslie James, lighting designer Dan Covey, and sound designer Veronika Vorel. William Hubbard will serve as musical director.

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