'Skeleton Crew' is a Powerful, Personal Tale
San Diego Magazine (blog)'Skeleton Crew' is a Powerful, Personal Tale of American LaborSan Diego Magazine (blog)The glue binding this dysfunctional family together is Faye (Tonye Patano), who's just a few months away from a full pension after 29 years on the job. Nominally the union rep, in 2008 this seems mostly a power held in reserve. She's the keeper of all ...
Posted on 28 April 2017 | 12:10 pm
LET'S REVIEW: 'Skeleton Crew' presents
La Jolla LightLET'S REVIEW: 'Skeleton Crew' presents stunning look at factory life on stage at The Old GlobeLa Jolla LightAmari Cheatom as Dez, Brian Marable as Reggie, Tonye Patano as Faye, and Rachel Nicks as Shanita in Dominique Morisseau's "Skeleton Crew," directed by Delicia Turner Sonnenberg, in association with MOXIE Theatre, running through May 7 at The Old ...“SKELETON CREW” FILLS DETROIT WITH HEARTSan Diego Voice and Viewpointall 2 news articles »
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 5:30 pm
Theater Review: “Skeleton Crew” - San
San Diego Gay & Lesbian NewsTheater Review: “Skeleton Crew”San Diego Gay & Lesbian NewsFaye (Tonye Patano) is the elder stateswoman of the group. She's a lesbian and the union rep. A cancer survivor with 29 years in, she just needs to make it through the year to retirement. Shanita (Rachel Nicks), pregnant and in her 20s, takes pride in ...
Posted on 19 April 2017 | 3:51 pm
A Workforce Down to Just a 'Skeleton Crew'
Times of San DiegoA Workforce Down to Just a 'Skeleton Crew' at The Old GlobeTimes of San DiegoFaye (steely but world-weary and warm-hearted Tonye Patano), the tough, feisty mother hen of the group, has helped Reggie (poignantly conflicted Brian Marable) rise to foreman; the fact that his collar is now white merits repeated mention. This little ...
Posted on 16 April 2017 | 11:16 pm
'Skeleton Crew' a fierce, funny American
The San Diego Union-Tribune'Skeleton Crew' a fierce, funny American taleThe San Diego Union-TribuneTonye Patano artfully disappears into the meaty role of Faye, a mouthy, iron-willed, chain-smoking lesbian single mother reeling from a string of losses. As Shanita, endearing Rachel Nicks is yin to Patano's yang. She's ultra-feminine and a fiercely ...
Posted on 14 April 2017 | 1:40 pm
AMC Acquires UK Rights To ‘Manhattan’
The series, which ran for eight seasons on Showtime between 2005 and 2012, stars Mary-Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins, Justin Kirk, Tonye Patano, Romany Malco, Indigo, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould, Andy Milder, Allie Grant and Kevin Nealon.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 1:48 am
Blood Quilt’ makes world premiere at Arena
WASHINGTON – “All we really have,” actress Tonye Patano says, “is this moment. … Live in the now and the present, and you won’t have to worry about regrets or have fear about what’s going to happen in the future.” Patano is part of the cast ...
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 3:12 am
In Arena’s ‘The Blood Quilt,’ reunited
Quilts dominate “The Blood Quilt,” both literally — the play’s set is strewn ... Stepping in as the new head of the family is oldest sister Clementine (played by Tonye Patano), who stayed on the island while her sisters left to pursue their own ...
Posted on 13 May 2015 | 7:40 pm
The Blood Quilt
Nikiya Mathis (Cassan), Tonye Patano (Clementine), Meeya Davis (Amber), Afi Bijou (Zambia), and Caroline Clay (Gio) in Katori Hall's The Blood Quilt, directed by Kamilah Forbes, at Arena Stage. (© C. Stanley Photography) If an award were given for Most ...
Posted on 11 May 2015 | 1:42 am
Meet the Brave and Brilliant Playwright
So that was my entry point in regards to the play. Afi Bijou, Meeya Davis, Nikiya Mathis, Caroline Clay and Tonye Patano will be in Katori Hall’s The Blood Quilt at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, D.C., April 24 to June ...
Posted on 21 April 2015 | 5:00 pm