Audra McDonald to Perform Holiday Classic on THE COLBERT REPORT


On tonight's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central, five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will join Stephen Colbert in a duet of the holiday classic "Baby It's Cold Outside". The show airs tonight at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT.

McDonald won a 2012 Tony Award for The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess. She earned three Tony Awards by the age of 28 for her performances in Carousel, Master Class, and Ragtime. She was nominated for another Tony Award for her performance in Marie Christine before she won her fourth in 2004 for her role in A Raisin in the Sun. She reprised her Raisin role for a 2008 television adaptation, earning her a second Emmy Award nomination. She also starred in the ABC series "Private Practice" as Dr. Naomi Bennett.

Coming up on THE COLBERT REPORT, Stephen continues the holiday celebration:

Wednesday, December 12, Stephen will perform "Good King Wenceslas" with Michael Stipe.

Thursday, December 13, Stephen will perform "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" with Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staples and Sean Lennon.