Mohegan Sun’s Reality Check Presents Taryn Manning, Dascha Polanco, Vicky Jeudy and Adrienne C. Moore from Orange Is The New Black
October 30th, 2014
Friday, December 5th
8:30pm- Live Q&A
9:00pm- Signing Event
The Shops at Mohegan Sun
**TARYN MANNING TO DJ AT VISTA LATER THAT NIGHT**
Get “locked up” for the most anticipated Reality Check event yet when cast members of the Emmy-award winning series, Orange is the New Black host an exclusive Q&A and signing in The Shops at Mohegan Sun. Spend “time” with actresses Taryn Manning, Dascha Polanco, Vicky Jeudy and Adrienne C. Moore for a live Q&A and hear what it is like to be a part of the most talked about show of the past two years!
Taryn Manning is a series regular on the Emmy Nominated Netflix hit original series Orange is the New Black, starring as Pennsatucky. She has graced the screen in cinematic hits such as Hustle & Flow, which was nominated for a SAG Award, 8 Mile, Crossroads, Crazy/Beautiful, Cold Mountain, A lot Like Love, Dandelion, White Oleander, Love Ranch and The Perfect Age of Rock N’ Roll. Not only a force in film, Manning has been favored in roles on Televisions’ major hitters, Hawaii 5-0, Melrose Place, The Practice, Boston Legal, Burn Notice, CSI Miami, Sons of Anarchy and Law & Order: SVU for which she garnered critical acclaim. Juggling a cohesive acting career, Manning is also a solo artist whose single ‘Send Me Your Love’ has topped Billboards Dance charts. Flying coast to coastsmashing her DJ sets, Manning also adds accomplished designer to her long list of credits with her unique clothing line Born Uniqorn which was carried in Barneys, Kitson, Ron Herman and Fred Segal stores around the country. To learn more about Taryn Manning, visit her website.
Dascha Polanco portrays the quiet and shy inmate, Dayanara “Daya” Diaz in Orange is the New Black. Polanco’s role as Diaz was her first full-time acting career. Following her breakout success, Polanco appeared in the 2013 independent film, Gimme Shelter and the 2014 comedy, The Cobbler.
Vicky Jeudy currently plays Janae Watson, a former high school track star turned inmate on Orange is the New Black. Jeudy loves empowering the youth in the urban communities.
Adrienne C. Moore is an American actress, singer, and voice over artist. She is a series regular on Netflix’s Orange is the New Black and plays Cindy Hayes aka “Black Cindy,” a brash and bold inmate who’s not afraid to tell it like it is. Moore has also appeared on the popular series Blue Bloods and 30 Rock. On stage she has portrayed such memorable characters as Keera in Kirsten Greenidge’s world premiere of Milk Like Sugar, for which Backstage hailed her as one of the“Most Memorable Performances”. Recently, she starred in the Chevrolet commercial for its new 2014 Cruz Diesel campaign.
**Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to time restrictions, signing personalization or personal photos for signing are prohibited. Taryn Manning, Dascha Polanco, Vicky Jeudy and Adrienne C. Moore will only be signing the headshots given out at event. This event is bracelet-only. A limited number of bracelets will be distributed starting at 6:30pm at the signing stage in The Shops concourse. Participants must have a bracelet in order to gain entry into the signing line.
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