Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald will perform at the McCarter Theatre Center's Annual Gala Benefit April 28 in Princeton, New Jersey.
The gala will begin with a cocktail reception followed by McDonald's concert in the Matthews Theatre. Following the performance, attendees will return to the tent for dinner and a live auction, followed by an after party with live entertainment and dancing.
The upcoming evening supports McCarter’s ongoing artistic and educational missions in and around the region.
In addition to her six Tonys, McDonald has won two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, and several other accolades. Among her Broadway appearances are Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, Carousel, Master Class, Ragtime, A Raisin in the Sun, and The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess. Movie and TV roles include Madame Garderobe in the live-action Beauty and the Beast and Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music Live!. In 2017 she was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame. She recently appeared in the film adaptation of the musical Hello Again.
Tickets are still available for the concert-only portion of the evening, ranging from $81.50 to $106.50. Visit McCarter Theatre Center’s Gala Benefit website for more information.