Press & Media

Outstanding Original Work, 2015 Ottawa Fringe Festival
Patron’s Pick, 2013 Winnipeg Fringe Festival
Patron’s Pick, 2013 Toronto Fringe Festival
Outstanding Performances of 2013, NOW Magazine
Impresario Award (Patron’s Pick), 2013 London Fringe Festival
Best of Fest (Patron’s Pick), 2012 Winnipeg Fringe Festival
Outstanding Female Performance of 2012, CBC Winnipeg Review Crew Picks
Top Ten Shows of 2012, UMFM

5/5 stars – CBC, Winnipeg Free Press, Theatromania, New Ottawa Critics
4/4 stars – Beat Magazine

“A performance so moving, there were few dry eyes in the house when the lights came up.”
~CBC (2013 review)
“Leaps off the stage with life…a consistently thrilling celebration of the places we go and the people we meet.”
~CBC (2012 review)

“Gripping drama…the best one-woman show of the fringe.”
~Winnipeg Free Press (2013 review)
“A true object of beauty — don’t miss.”
~Winnipeg Free Press (2012 review)

“Elevated by the intimacy of the setting and the engagement of the audience, Threads is representative of the best that live ‘fringe’ theatre can be.”
~The Beat Magazine

“A joy to witness.”

“Subtle, smooth, sad and emotionally engrossing.”
~The Boston Globe

“Quietly and effectively builds to a truly emotional conclusion.”
~Orlando Sentinel

“A wondrous ride…Miller is a charismatic, engaging storyteller.”
~Vue Weekly

“Manages to evoke various atmospheres effortlessly, leaving the audience laughing, weeping, and leaping to their feet at the end. A definite must-see!”
~The Charlebois Post

“An engaging storyteller…her tales are riveting.”
~NOW Magazine

“Miller’s understated performance is the perfect vehicle to tell this story…one well worth hearing.”
~London Free Press

“Captivating for the entire hour, in no small part to Tonya’s spellbinding performance…one very powerful, emotionally riveting journey to take.”
~Freeline Media Orlando

“A quietly engaging, understated performer with a thoroughly trustworthy air.”
~Edmonton Sun

“One of the great dramatic shows of this year’s festival.”
~Blogging Fringe

Please email Tonya (at) ThreadsThePlay (dot) com if you are interested in previewing or reviewing Threads, or if you would like to arrange an interview with playwright and performer, Tonya Jone Miller. Interviews with the subject of the play, Donna Miller, are also possible.

Tonya Jone Miller Bio
Recent Press Releases
Four-Time Patron’s Pick Threads Has Colorado Premiere at 2013 Boulder Fringe
Four-Time Patron’s Pick Threads Has BC Premiere at 2013 Vancouver Fringe
2012 Best of Fest Threads Returns to 2013 Winnipeg Fringe Festival
Fringe Smash Threads Comes to 2013 Toronto Fringe Festival
Production Photos (all featuring Tonya Jone Miller)
Threads Image 1 – photographer Rene Ferrer
Threads Image 2 – photographer Rene Ferrer
Threads Image 3 – photographer Rene Ferrer
Threads Image 4 – photographer Gina Bixby
Threads Image 5 – photographer Larissa Kama

The Boston Globe
Winnipeg Free Press
Destination Winnipeg
Bub’s Blurbs
The Charlebois Post
In a Magic Kingdom
Mooney On Theatre
NOW Magazine
Exit Upstage
View The Vibe
The Beat Magazine
London Free Press
Vue Weekly
Edmonton Sun
Minnesota Playlist
How Was The Show?
Lavender Magazine
CBC 2012 Winnipeg Review Crew Picks
Winnipeg Free Press
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Orlando Sentinel
Freeline Media Orlando
Blogging Fringe
David Magazine Atlanta
Dave Knows PDX
The Oregonian
Pajamas Media
PDX Pipeline
Portland Monthly
PSU Vanguard
Stage and Studio w/ Dmae Roberts on KBOO 90.7fm
Willamette Week

Threads: The True Story of an Indiana Farm Girl in Viet Nam

One thought on “Press & Media

  1. I loved this play because of the strong performance by Tonya. She used her words, voice, facial expressions, physical movement, and gestures to bring my feelings to life within the context of the rich and textured story. It was an expression of the heart.

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