One of the most honored actresses of her generation, Audra McDonald is the winner of five Tony Awards (for Carousel, Master Class, Ragtime, A Raisin in the Sun and Porgy and Bess) and has been nominated for two additional Tonys (Marie Christine, 110 in the Shade). In addition to musicals, McDonald has triumphed in Shakespeare (Twelfth Night, Henry IV) and won TV fame in Private Practice. After a four-year absence, she returned to Broadway in Porgy and Bess, winning her latest Tony in the process.
Boozin', Bluesin' & Shooting Cats!? Audra McDonald's Big Night as Lady Day
Tony winner Audra McDonald is taking on the legendary Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. We chatted with the star on opening night about smoking, swearing, drinking and her ever-changing scene partner...the audience!