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Audra McDonald News

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  • Audra Ann McDonald

  • Date Of Birth:
    July 03, 1970 (44)
    Birth Place:
    Berlin, GERMANY
    Gender:
    Female
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    @AudraEqualityMc - 3/2/15 05:52pm Edges. Sigh


    @AudraEqualityMc - 3/2/15 09:48am Worst part of last nt?Driving 2 NY from Boston cuz flight drama. Best part? Fun audience & hearing my"Buddy" still sings in Harvard Square!!


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    Oprah Winfrey Will Not Be Making Broadway Debut in 'NIGHT, MOTHER: 'I Want Something With a Happier Ending'Oprah Winfrey Will Not Be Making Broadway Debut in 'NIGHT, MOTHER: 'I Want Something With a Happier Ending'
    by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

    The 'Selma' star reveals she has now opted against the idea of making her Broadway debut in NIGHT, MOTHER. (more...)

    Rialto Chatter: Jessie Nelson and Sara Bareilles' WAITRESS Musical Coming to Broadway After Run at A.R.T.?Rialto Chatter: Jessie Nelson and Sara Bareilles' WAITRESS Musical Coming to Broadway After Run at A.R.T.?
    by Rialto Chatter - Mar 3, 2015

    According to a recent post by the A.R.T. the show already has plans for Broadway! The theatre auctioned off tickets to the show's opening night on Broadway as a part of its 2015 gala, teasing: 'See it in Cambridge before it heads to NYC!' Casting has not yet been announced, but a recent NYC workshop was led by Tony winner Jessie Mueller, Keala Settle, Bryce Pinkham, Christopher Fitzgerald, Barrett Wilbert Weed, and Eric Anderson. (more...)

    Megan Hilty and Seth Rudetsky to Headline DTC's Centerstage 2015 GalaMegan Hilty and Seth Rudetsky to Headline DTC's Centerstage 2015 Gala
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

    Dallas Theater Center announced today Megan Hilty and Seth Rudetsky will headline Centerstage 2015 on Saturday, May 9. Chaired by Yvette Ostolaza, with Underwriting Chair Kersten Rettig and Honorary Chair Jeanne Marie Clossey, Centerstage 2015 will take place at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, which will be transformed for the evening. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Six-Time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald Returns to Celebrity SeriesBWW Reviews: Six-Time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald Returns to Celebrity Series
    by Nancy Grossman - Mar 2, 2015

    Audra McDonald has picked up two more Tony Awards since her last appearance at the Celebrity Series of Boston in 2011. Accompanied by her music director Andy Einhorn on piano, Gene Lewin on drums, and Dave Phillips on bass, McDonald gave the sold-out Symphony Hall audience an evening of stars, moon, and rainbow. (more...)

    Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald Returning to Van Wezel, 3/22Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald Returning to Van Wezel, 3/22
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

    The mesmerizing songstress Audra McDonald, will grace the Van Wezel stage on March 22, 2015 at 7:00pm with a dazzling performance of her favorite show-tunes and songs from her new album Go Back Home. Her breadth and versatility as both a singer and an actress combines to make her the powerhouse artist that she is. With a record six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and a whole catalogue of other awards to her name, making her one of today's most highly regarded performers. (more...)

    Audra McDonald Coming to Pittsburgh's Landmark Byham Theater, 4/15Audra McDonald Coming to Pittsburgh's Landmark Byham Theater, 4/15
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

    The Hill House Association (www.hillhouse.org) will present six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald in concert for one night only. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15(th) at the landmark Byham Theater. (more...)

    Sheldon Best Among 2015 Martin E. Segal Award Winners; Audra McDonald Hosts Tonight's GalaSheldon Best Among 2015 Martin E. Segal Award Winners; Audra McDonald Hosts Tonight's Gala
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

    The recipients of the 2015 Martin E. Segal Awards, this year, expanded to encompass nominees from all of Lincoln Center's resident organizations, were announced today by Lincoln Center President Jed Bernstein. The awards will be presented at a special gala evening on the Adrienne Arsht Stage of Alice Tully Hall tonight, March 2. The Martin E. Segal Awards were established in 1986 when the late philanthropist and arts leader retired as Lincoln Center Chairman. (more...)

    Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/27Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/27
    by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 27, 2015

    With over 100 U.S. cities and 30 international regions featured on our site, we have so many exciting theatre happenings around our Broadway World! Below, we've highlighted our top 10 stories from this week. Check out the roundup below! (more...)

    Photo Flash: Leslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & NoblePhoto Flash: Leslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & Noble
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

    Yesterday, February 25, author and six-time Tony Award-winning producer Stewart Lane (La Cage aux Folles, A Gentleman's Guide…, War Horse), was joined by Tony Award winning actress Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah Baby!, On Golden Pond, Thoroughly Modern Millie, King Hedly II), and acclaimed director Sheldon Epps (Baby It's You!, Blues in the Night), for a conversation with Tom Santopietro (The Godfather Effect…, Considering Doris Day, Sinatra in Hollywood) at Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street, to discuss the inspiring account of the tumultuous path that black actors have traveled to reach recognition on the Great White Way. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Audra McDonald Live in BrookingsBWW Reviews: Audra McDonald Live in Brookings
    by Ellie Livingston - Feb 26, 2015

    In this article I will not be reviewing the work I saw nor will I be critiquing, I will simply be putting my experience into words. For those of you who could not I attend I hope that you can live vicariously though me, and for those of you who were lucky enough to be in the house that night I hope that I can in some way put all of the emotions you felt into words since I know it is surprisingly difficult to explain what we experienced that evening. (more...)

    Jennifer Ashley Tepper Will Discuss UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY at Library for the Performing ArtsJennifer Ashley Tepper Will Discuss UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY at Library for the Performing Arts
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

    Dress Circle Publishing (Brisa Trinchero and Roberta Pereira, founders) just announced that The Untold Stories of Broadway author and musical theater historian, Jennifer Ashley Tepper, will be discussing her best-selling book series, The Untold Stories of Broadway, at a free event at the New York City Public Library for the Performing Arts on Monday March 2nd at 6pm. (more...)

    Shaina Taub to Host Musical Theatre Factory's FACTORY SALON TomorrowShaina Taub to Host Musical Theatre Factory's FACTORY SALON Tomorrow
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

    Musical Theatre Factory (MTF) will present its monthly Factory Salon with guest host Shaina Taub, and featuring the work of singer/songwriter Jean Rohe (Jean Rohe & The End of the World Show), and singer/songwriter Eisa Davis (Flowers Are Sleeping, Bulrusher). (more...)

    Leslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & Noble TodayLeslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & Noble Today
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

    Today, February 25 at 7PM, Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street hosts author and six-time Tony Award-winning producer Stewart Lane (La Cage aux Folles, A Gentleman's Guide..., War Horse), Tony Award winning actress Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah Baby!, On Golden Pond, Thoroughly Modern Millie, King Hedly II), acclaimed Broadway director Sheldon Epps (Baby It's You!, Play On!, Blues in the Night), and author Tom Santopietro (The Godfather Effect..., Considering Doris Day, Sinatra in Hollywood) in a discussion about the inspiring account of the tumultuous path that black actors have traveled to reach recognition on the Great White Way. (more...)

    Leslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More to Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & Noble TomorrowLeslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More to Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & Noble Tomorrow
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

    On Wednesday, February 25 at 7PM, Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street hosts author and six-time Tony Award-winning producer Stewart Lane (La Cage aux Folles, A Gentleman's Guide…, War Horse), Tony Award winning actress Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah Baby!, On Golden Pond, Thoroughly Modern Millie, King Hedly II), acclaimed Broadway director Sheldon Epps (Baby It's You!, Play On!, Blues in the Night), and author Tom Santopietro (The Godfather Effect…, Considering Doris Day, Sinatra in Hollywood) in a discussion about the inspiring account of the tumultuous path that black actors have traveled to reach recognition on the Great White Way. This special Black History Month event celebrates the release of Lane's new book Black Broadway: African Americans on The Great White Way. (more...)

    Well-Strung Bringing POPSSICAL to 54 Below, 3/27Well-Strung Bringing POPSSICAL to 54 Below, 3/27
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

    Now in the midst of their second international concert tour, Well-Strung, The Singing String Quartet, will return to New York's 54 Below with their latest production, 'POPssical' on Friday, March 27 at 9:30 PM for one show only. The group had also recently been featured at the club last October in Tony-winner Joanna Gleason's critically acclaimed new show. Please visit 54 Below's ticket page for more information. (more...)

    Ana Gasteyer to Join Seth Rudetsky for Broadway @ NOCCA in MarchAna Gasteyer to Join Seth Rudetsky for Broadway @ NOCCA in March
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

    Ana Gasteyer is best known for her incomparable work on "Saturday Night Live." During her six year stint, she created some of the most famous SNL characters including middle school music teacher Bobbie Moughan-Culp, NPR radio host Margaret Jo, Lilith Fair poetess Cinder Calhoun, as well as spot-on impressions of Martha Stewart, Celine Dion and Hillary Rodham Clinton. (more...)

    Tony Winner Sutton Foster Joins Broadway Series in Fort LauderdaleTony Winner Sutton Foster Joins Broadway Series in Fort Lauderdale
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

    Sutton Foster won the Tony Award for her leading roles in 'Anything Goes' and 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' and starred in the ABC Family TV series 'Bunheads.' Most recently she starred on Broadway in a acclaimed revival of the musical 'Violet' for New York's Roundabout Theatre and will return to TV as the star of the new series 'Younger' by 'Sex and the City' creator Darren Star, premiering on March 31st on TV Land. (more...)

    AN AFTERNOON WITH AUDRA MCDONALD Set for This Spring at NJPACAN AFTERNOON WITH AUDRA MCDONALD Set for This Spring at NJPAC
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

    New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an afternoon with six-time Tony Award and two Grammys winner Audra McDonald Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3PM in Prudential Hall. (more...)

    Justin Guarini, Zak Resnick, Jason Tam & More Set for BRAVE NEW WORLD Musical LabJustin Guarini, Zak Resnick, Jason Tam & More Set for BRAVE NEW WORLD Musical Lab
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

    The Sheryl Kaller helmed musical adaption of the Aldous Huxley classic BRAVE NEW WORLD will present two presentations onFebruary 23rd at 3PM and February 24th at noon following the culmination of a two week experimental AEA Lab. (more...)

    Kate Baldwin, Victoria Paterson and Georgia Stitt to Reunite in 'ALPHABET CITY CYCLE' at SubCulture Next MonthKate Baldwin, Victoria Paterson and Georgia Stitt to Reunite in 'ALPHABET CITY CYCLE' at SubCulture Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

    On March 9th at 8 pm at SubCulture soprano Kate Baldwin, violinist Victoria Paterson and composer Georgia Stitt will reunite to perform "Alphabet City Cycle." Originally recorded in 2009, the song cycle with lyrics by Marcy Heisler consists of five songs about women alone in New York City. (more...)

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