Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins plays a VA hospital waiting room clerk coping with a World War II veteran’s short fuse and an Iraq veteran’s eight year old Latina daughter. Recorded live at BRIC Arts Media House in downtown Brooklyn, FORWARD OBSERVER by Willy Holtzman features Tonya Pinkins (Tony winner for Caroline or Change), David Margulies and Kyndra Sanchez; directed by Anne Kauffman. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with Willy Holtzman, Anne Kauffman and the cast.
In this week's podcast, a short play by Lynn Nottage, a woman's words prove cosmically powerful. Poof! by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Ruined, Intimate Apparel, By The Way Meet Vera Stark) features multiple Tony winner Audra McDonald (Porgy and Bess, 110 In The Shade, A Raisin In The Sun, Ragtime), Tony winner Tonya Pinkins (Caroline or Change, Jelly's Last Jam), Keith Randolph Smith and is directed by Seret Scott. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation between our Artistic Director, Claudia Catania, and Lynn Nottage.