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Brenda Braxton, Robert Cuccioli, Tonya Pinkins and More TRUSpeak … Hear Our Voices!

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces TRUSpeak … Hear Our Voices! Virtual Fundraiser on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 5pm (eastern time) via Zoom, presented with the generous sponsorship of R.K. Greene and The Storyline Project, Patrick Blake and Rhymes Over Beats, Neal Rubinstein and Dangerous the Musical, Merrie L. Davis and Cheryl Wiesenfeld. Join TRU for an evening of awareness at an annual fundraising gala reinvented for these virtual – and challenging – times. Tickets start at $55. For more information and tickets, visit
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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Tonya Pinkins

Tonya Pinkins is the type of actress you don’t see very often. She can truly do a little bit of everything. The level of talent she’s displayed throughout her career has earned her the respect of fans and colleagues alike. She has played a wide variety of characters and no matter what kind of project she’s working on she never disappoints. Many viewers will recognize her best from her appearance in shows like Gotham and All My Children. Not only does Tonya have a long list of acting credits behind her, but her fans will be happy to know that she also has several project sin the works. Continue reading to learn 10 things you didn’t know about Tonya Pinkins.

Tony Winner Tonya Pinkins to Join Adrienne Warren-Led Women of the Movement Series

(Photo by Emilio Madrid for Tony winner Tonya Pinkins has joined ABC’s upcoming limited series Women of the Movement, according to Deadline. The show stars the previously announced Tony nominee Adrienne Warren as Mamie Till-Mobley, who devoted her life to seeking justice for her son Emmett Till. Pinkins will play Alma, Emmett Till’s grandmother. Niecy Nash was originally announced for the role, but she has exited the series for personal reasons.

Tonya Pinkins Replaces Niecy Nash in ABC’s ‘Women of the Movement’ Recasting

Tonya Pinkins has replaced Niecy Nash in ABC’s “Women of the Movement.” Pinkins will now play Emmett Till’s grandmother, Alma, in the limited series. Tony Award winner Pinkins is known to TV audiences for her roles on Fox’s “Gotham,” AMC’s “Fear the Walking Dead” and CBS’ “Madam Secretary.” Earlier in her career, Pinkins was a soap opera star, most notably playing Livia Frye Cudahy on nearly 250 episodes of ABC’s “All My Children.”