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Saturday, November 17, 2018 8:00 PM // Hill Auditorium

An Evening with Audra McDonald
Songs from the American Musical Theater

Photo credit: Autumn de Wilde
 

Audra McDonald has secured her place atop Broadway’s pantheon with a record-breaking six Tony Awards, the only actor ever to achieve the Tony Grand Slam.

She’s won “Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play” (as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill), “Best Featured Actress in a Musical” (Carousel and Ragtime), “Best Featured Actress in a Play” (Master Class and A Raisin in the Sun), and “Best Actress in a Musical” (The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess). Blessed with a luminous soprano and an incomparable gift for storytelling, she is equally at home on Broadway and opera stages and in roles on film and television (Private Practice, The Good Fight). A 2015 National Medal of Arts recipient, she is also a committed advocate for at-risk youth and LGBTQ equality, among other causes. “One of Ms. McDonald’s greatest gifts is to find the story inside the song and deliver it with immediacy and clarity… A defining voice of our time.” (New York Times)

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Artist Website

http://audramcdonald.net/

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  • Anne and Paul Glendon
11/17/18 8:00 PM
Hill Auditorium

An Evening with Audra McDonald
Songs from the American Musical Theater

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Audra McDonald has secured her place atop Broadway’s pantheon with a record-breaking six Tony Awards, the only actor ever to achieve the Tony Grand Slam.

She’s won “Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play” (as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill), “Best Featured Actress in a Musical” (Carousel and Ragtime), “Best Featured Actress in a Play” (Master Class and A Raisin in the Sun), and “Best Actress in a Musical” (The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess). Blessed with a luminous soprano and an incomparable gift for storytelling, she is equally at home on Broadway and opera stages and in roles on film and television (Private Practice, The Good Fight). A 2015 National Medal of Arts recipient, she is also a committed advocate for at-risk youth and LGBTQ equality, among other causes. “One of Ms. McDonald’s greatest gifts is to find the story inside the song and deliver it with immediacy and clarity… A defining voice of our time.” (New York Times)

If you’re a 2018-19 subscriber who wishes to add this event to your subscription, please login in to your account, and your discount will be automatically applied.

Artist Website

http://audramcdonald.net/
SPONSORS

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  • Anne and Paul Glendon
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