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Audra McDonald Articles

Whoopi Goldberg Among Legion of Celebrities Mourning Joan Rivers at Funeral

There wasn’t the reported red carpet outside New York’s Temple Emanu-El Sunday for the arrival of mourners Sunday, but Joan Rivers’ funeral was very much the star-studded event the legendary comedienne envisioned. Whoopi Goldberg, who said “Joan made me laugh …

Tony Awards Dominated By The Ladies

The Tony Awards on Sunday were ruled by the ladies. A classic performer was honored and several newcomers were highlighted as well. Audra McDonald, 43, was honored with her historical sixth Tony for playing Billie Holiday in Lady Day at …

Audra McDonald Has Record-Breaking Night at Tonys

When Audra McDonald took home the award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical in 2012 for The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, she tied Julie Harris and Angela Lansbury for most Tony awards of all time, and she was one …

Audra McDonald Tops in Sound of Music Live Broadcast
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Audra McDonald is being credited with ‘saving’ the live broadcast of The Sound of Music on NBC Thursday night. Starring Carrie Underwood in the lead role as Maria (played by Julie Andrews in the film version), McDonald outshone Underwood. But …