Help Support Tonia’s Holiday CD

For years nationally known Gospel singer and Twin Cities native Tonia Hughes has dreamed of recording a Christmas CD to celebrate her faith and her unique brand of spiritual vocals. Hughes, whose voice is filled with what the StarTribune has called “righteous

Star Tribune Review of Black Nativity

“Tonia Hughes provided a startling reminder Thursday of the depth of the talent bench in Twin Cities theater. On short notice, the singing actor stepped in for Greta Oglesby, a star of Penumbra Theatre’s “Black Nativity,” who could not be there because

Tonia at St. Andrew’s Church

If you’re looking for a place to worship or a church to visit, Tonia is a regular worship leader at St. Andrew’s Church in Mahtomedi, Minnesota. Worship services are Saturdays 5–6pm, Sundays 9:30–10:30am & Wednesday Night Worship 6:15–7pm.

Christmas Project Update

Tonia’s Christmas project is still in the works & will be available next season, 2014! However, she is featured on Sara Renner & Chuck Lazarus Christmas project this year, two amazing artists! Tonia’s latest project is still available

Merry & Bright Christmas Concert

Merry & Bright Christmas concert with Chuck Lazarus featuring Tonia Hughes & Bruce Henry! Join us Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Wayzata Community Church, Wayzata MN, 7-9pm. Tickets available at

With Love Live at the Capri Theater

Join Tonia Hughes and Cameron Wright for a special Valentine’s Day show on February 10, 2013 at the Capri Theater!

Black Nativity: A Soulful Noel

Hear again the Christmas story! Gather for an evening of song and celebration as we make a joyful noise unto the Lord. Recall the wonder of shepherds and angels who proclaim good tidings, great joy, and on earth, peace, good will toward men.


Local Music Artist Tonia Hughes on Stage Again

For Immediate Release

Minneapolis, MN (April 13, 2012) – Tonia Hughes is becoming a household name among Ordway Theater patrons as she takes center stage in her third performance since December. Hughes joins a talented ensemble of renowned artists from the Twin Cities Local actress Tonia Hughes plays fairy godmother in ‘Cinderella’

Tonia Hughes, who plays the fairy godmother in the Ordway’s production of “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” has a Cinderella story of her own. When her husband and singing partner David died unexpectedly in 2001, Hughes was left with three children to raise,

“Cinderella” actress Tonia Hughes talks preparations for the Ordway production

From The Examiner: “Local actress Tonia Hughes, who plays the Fairy Godmother, gives us a peek into the preparations.”