The evening promises an "exciting evening of theatre songs along with raw and hilarious stories behind her accomplished career… including roles she played and ones that got away." Expect such songs as "Pirate Jenny," "Defying Gravity" and "Gimme Gimme." Pinkins has performed on Broadway in Caroline, or Change; Jelly's Last Jam; Chronicle of a Death Foretold; Play On!; The Wild Party; Radio Golf; and Merrily We Roll Along. Her television work includes "As The World Turns," "All My Children," "Army Wives" and "24."
Pinkins has won the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critic's Circle, Clarence Derwent, Monarch, Black Theater Alliance, Garland, L.A. Drama Critics, Audelco and Obie Awards.
More information is at TonyaPinkins.com, and tickets (priced $25) and more information about "Tonya Pinkins Unplugged" are available by calling (212) 967-7555 or visiting JoesPub.com. Joe's Pub is located at 425 Lafayette Street.