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March 31, 2021
Inspired by ‘Get Out,’ Tonya Pinkins Enters the Black Horror Film Arena with ‘Red Pill’

In the horror film, Red Pill, a group of liberal friends finds themselves fighting for their lives on the eve of the 2020 election in the hands...

March 29, 2021
Backstage Stories

Hosts: Marcia Pendleton Topics: Interview with Tonya Pinkins - Part I - Background - Journey as an artist - Interview...

March 29, 2021
Interview With Tonya Pinkins

Tonya Pinkins: Tony Award-Winning Actress, Writer, Producer and Director Tonya Pinkins is a Tony award-winning actor on stage,...

March 1, 2021
Red Pill will have you shivering

Red Pill is a horror film that is a blend of The Handmaid’s Tale and Get Out centered on a Black woman who needs to know her friends a hell of...

March 1, 2021
‘Red Pill’ a Cathartic Horror Film from the Brilliant Mind of Tony-Award Winner Tonya Pinkins

nspired by horror films like Get Out and Midsommar and enraged by 401 years of American white supremacy culminating into the Trump...

February 26, 2021
Red Pill Is In Your Face Horror With A Message – DarkSkyLady

Red Pill has bright colors, particularly its use of red, and some good acting. But its critique, albeit justified, of white people through a horror...

February 26, 2021
Horror and Comedy Meet Politics in “Red Pill”

Tony winning actress Tonya Pinkins is taking on roles both on screen and off in her latest project “Red Pill.” Pinkins is not only acting in the...

February 26, 2021
Tony Winner Tonya Pinkins Creates Her Own Cinematic Version Of ‘Get Out’

In the opening of the film Red Pill we experience a panoramic drone shot of the stunning pastoral Virginia landscape. It is autumn, the weekend...

October 27, 2020
Tonya Pinkins’ Political Thriller Red Pill Explores the 2020 Election: ‘I Wrote My Own Personal Get Out’

Tony winner Tonya Pinkins is headlining Red Pill, a horror film which she wrote, directed and produced. The political thriller, which is focused on...

October 27, 2020
RED PILL Director Tonya Pinkins Interview –Black Lives Matter

RED PILL is a political thriller focusing on the upcoming presidential election. The film production first began in 2019, but the themes of “the...

October 27, 2020
‘Red Pill’: A Conversation with Tonya Pinkins on Her Upcoming Political Thriller

Tony award-winning actress and author Tonya Pinkins has written, directed and produced her first feature film, Red Pill. A political thriller, the...

October 27, 2020
AMERICAN THEATRE | Horror and Magic With Tonya Pinkins

Her film ‘Red Pill,’ which she thinks of as a Black woman’s ‘Get Out,’ views the nation’s ills through the lens of horror. Last...

July 10, 2020
MEDIUM: Why I am Fed Up with Performative Activism from White and Black Theater Makers

2020 gifted us the perfect storm to herald the winds of societal change. First, a global pandemic, which was an emergency until it was discovered to...

July 8, 2020
DEADLINE: Tonya Pinkins’ Thriller ‘Red Pill’ Puts A Frightening Lens On The 2020 Election

EXCLUSIVE: With the current state of the social and cultural landscape, perception of race as well as political climate, the 2020 election is going...

July 4, 2020
TIME: How the ‘Karen Meme’ Confronts the Violent History of White Womanhood

How the 'Karen Meme' Confronts the Violent History of White Womanhood It follows in a long and troubling legacy of white women in the United States...

July 4, 2020
The Washington Post: Perspective | Who’s the most galling, captivating character on our screens this summer? It’s Karen — and she’s everywhere.

Perspective | Who’s the most galling, captivating character on our screens this summer? It’s Karen — and she’s everywhere. We’ve replaced...

July 2, 2020
HuffPost: Woman Who Praised KKK Apologizes, Vows To Never Wave Confederate Flag Again

Woman Who Praised KKK Apologizes, Vows To Never Wave Confederate Flag Again Kathy Jenkins had yelled "KKK belief" at a Black Lives Matter protest in...

July 2, 2020
Vanity Fair: “You Know What to Do”: Decoding the Grotesque Symbolism of Trump’s Tulsa Rally

“You Know What to Do”: Decoding the Grotesque Symbolism of Trump’s Tulsa Rally Instead of unleashing his inner sulking toddler, the scant...

September 30, 2019
Weekly World News: RED PILL CREATURE WOMAN CAPTURED!

RED PILL CREATURE WOMAN CAPTURED! September 30, 2019 by Verro Rohel 5 Votes BLUEFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA: A father and son, Joseph and...