Audra McDonald News

Also Credited As: Audra Ann McDonald
 
Date Of Birth:
July 03, 1970 (50)
Birth Place:
Berlin, GERMANY
Bio:
Audra McDonald, who currently stars on-Broadway with Michael Shannon in the revival of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (NY TIMES CRITICS PICK), holds the record for more Tony Best Performance wins than any other actor in history, and is the only person to win all four acting categories. She ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: July 03, 1970 (50)

Birth Place: Berlin, GERMANY

Bio:
Audra McDonald, who currently stars on-Broadway with Michael Shannon in the revival of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (NY TIMES CRITICS PICK), holds the record for more Tony Best Performance wins than any other actor in history, and is the only person to win all four acting categories. She ... (read complete bio)
Broadway Catch Up: July 10 - Ben Platt, Rob McClure, the West End Cast of SIX, and Mo Photo Broadway Catch Up: July 10 - Ben Platt, Rob McClure, the West End Cast of SIX, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 10, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including Ben Platt, Rob McClure, the West End cast of Six, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 7/10: New HAMILTON Conversation Released Today, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/10: New HAMILTON Conversation Released Today, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 10, 2020

Today's top stories: Hamilton: History Has its Eyes On You releases today on Disney+, and more!

Audra McDonald, Bobby Cannavale Join The Lelt Foundation's Virtual Gala Photo Audra McDonald, Bobby Cannavale Join The Lelt Foundation's Virtual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020

Along with Emcee Bobby Cannavale and multiple Broadway musicians, get comfortable for a 40 minute production, including an appearance from record-breaking Tony winner Audra McDonald performing 'Some Days' by Steve Marzulo.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, July 9- with Rosie Perez, an ALTAR BOYZ Reunion & Mo Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, July 9- with Rosie Perez, an ALTAR BOYZ Reunion & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020

Today (July 9) in live streaming: The Public Theater premieres The Line, Bernadette Peters visits Stars in the House, and so much more!

VIDEO: Watch Rob McClure Pass the Baton to Kalena Bovell for an Epic RAGTIME Opening! Photo VIDEO: Watch Rob McClure Pass the Baton to Kalena Bovell for an Epic RAGTIME Opening!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020

Tony nominee Rob McClure (Mrs. Doubfire, Beetlejuice) continues his #ConducterCam series this week, this time passing his baton to Memphis Youth Symphony's Kalena Bovell. Watch as Rob and  Kalena are joined by Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell as they conduct and perform a poem to Ragtime's opening number.

BWW Interview: Jeff Calhoun Reflects on How His Epic Covenant House Gala Became An Em Photo BWW Interview: Jeff Calhoun Reflects on How His Epic Covenant House Gala Became An Emmy Contender
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020

On May 18, Tony-nominated director/choreographer Jeff Calhoun pulled off a truly remarkable night of entertainment, turning Covenant House's annual in-person gala into a fully produced digital streaming concert. Not only did the event bring together more than fifty powerhouse stars, but it raised crucial funds to provide care and support to homeless and trafficked young people in 31 cities across six countries.

RECAP: Bernadette Peters Announced This Year's Virtual BROADWAY BARKS on STARS IN THE Photo RECAP: Bernadette Peters Announced This Year's Virtual BROADWAY BARKS on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020

Stars in the House continued Wednesday night (8pm) with Bernadette Peters and Tom Viola.. This episode was in support of The Actor's Fund.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bette Midler, Josh Groban and More Announced for Virtual 22nd An Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bette Midler, Josh Groban and More Announced for Virtual 22nd Annual BROADWAY BARKS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020

The 22nd installment of Broadway Barks, the star-studded dog and cat adoption event, aptly titled a?oeBroadway Barks Across Americaa?? for the 2020 season will be streamed for the first time ever on Thursday, July 16th.

Audra McDonald to Moderate Black Theatre United's ACTIVATING BLACK ARTISTS AND ALLIES Photo Audra McDonald to Moderate Black Theatre United's ACTIVATING BLACK ARTISTS AND ALLIES FOR RACIAL JUSTICE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020

Tomorrow, Thursday, July 9th at 6:30PM EST, join Black Theatre United (BTU) founding member and moderator Audra McDonald and Sherrilyn Ifill, President of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, in conversation for BTU's inaugural event a?oeActivating Black Artists and Allies for Racial Justice.a?? 

Watch Audra McDonald & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert (At Home) This Weekend Photo Watch Audra McDonald & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert (At Home) This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020

Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series titled The Seth Concert Series.

Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City and Harriman-Jew Photo Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City and Harriman-Jewell Series Announce Revised 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020

To address building occupancy restrictions and social distancing guidelines, the Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Harriman-Jewell Series conclude it is not possible to perform and today announce postponement or cancellation of their on-stage programming at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts through December 31, 2020.

RECAP: Andrea Martin, Audra McDonald, Will Swenson, and More Joined STARS IN THE HOUS Photo RECAP: Andrea Martin, Audra McDonald, Will Swenson, and More Joined STARS IN THE HOUSE to Celebrate James Wesley's Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020

Stars in the House continued Monday night (8pm) for Seth's Virtual Birthday Party for James with some surprise guests! This episode was in support of The Actor's Fund.

Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City & Harriman-Jewel Photo Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City & Harriman-Jewell Series Announce Revised 20/21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020

To address building occupancy restrictions and social distancing guidelines, the Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Harriman-Jewell Series conclude it is not possible to perform and today announce postponement or cancellation of their on-stage programming at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

LIVE WITH CARNEGIE HALL Continues With Episodes Curated by Audra McDonald and Michael Photo LIVE WITH CARNEGIE HALL Continues With Episodes Curated by Audra McDonald and Michael Feinstein
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020

Carnegie Hall continues its new online series-Live with Carnegie Hall-through July with an episode today, Tuesday, July 7 at 2PM EDT, hosted by Michael Feinstein, exploring music by composer Cole Porter. Feinstein will lead the discussion and music joined by special guest vocalists Storm Large and Catherine Russell.

Audra McDonald pospone su concierto en Madrid a 2021 Photo Audra McDonald pospone su concierto en Madrid a 2021
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jul 7, 2020

El concierto de Audra McDonald que iba a tener lugar el próximo 13 de septiembre en el Teatro Real se ha pospuesto hasta septiembre de 2021 junto con el resto de su gira europea debido a la crisis sanitaria que atravesamos.

Megan Hilty, Norm Lewis, & Cheyenne Jackson Join Seth Concert Series For LIVE Perform Photo Megan Hilty, Norm Lewis, & Cheyenne Jackson Join Seth Concert Series For LIVE Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020

Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Norm Lewis, Megan Hilty, and Cheyenne Jackson will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of PORGY AND BESS Starring Eric Owens and Angel Blue on PBS Photo VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of PORGY AND BESS Starring Eric Owens and Angel Blue on PBS
by TV News Desk - Jul 6, 2020

Great Performances at the Met: The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess premieres Friday, July 17 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

Theatre Aspen Announces 2020 All For One Season; Kelli O'Hara, Audra McDonald, and Mo Photo Theatre Aspen Announces 2020 All For One Season; Kelli O'Hara, Audra McDonald, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020

Theatre Aspen has announced its 2020 All For One season!

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE THE VOTE, Featuring the Voices of Audra McDonald, Laura Linney, a Photo AMERICAN EXPERIENCE THE VOTE, Featuring the Voices of Audra McDonald, Laura Linney, and More, Begins Today
by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2020

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE The Vote, a new four-hour, two-part documentary series, tells the dramatic story of the epic - and surprisingly unfamiliar - crusade waged by American women for the right to vote.

VIDEO: On This Day, July 3- Happy Birthday Audra McDonald and Betty Buckley! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, July 3- Happy Birthday Audra McDonald and Betty Buckley!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2020

It's a double bill Happy Birthday on this day for Broadway legends Audra McDonald and Betty Buckley!

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