Audra McDonald Will Headline New York Philharmonic’s Spring Gala

Cabaret & Concert News   Audra McDonald Will Headline New York Philharmonic’s Spring Gala
 
The May 1 concert at David Geffen Hall will feature music by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein, and more.
Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald Michael Wilson

Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will headline the New York Philharmonic’s spring gala on May 1 at David Geffen Hall. The concerts will be conducted by McDonald’s longtime music director, Andy Einhorn.

In addition to songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, and Leonard Bernstein, McDonald will perform the work of established and up-and-coming musical theatre songwriters whose work she has championed throughout her career.

Read: HOW AUDRA MCDONALD’S AUDITION FOR CAROUSEL LED TO THE HELLO AGAIN MOVIE

In addition to her six Tonys, McDonald has won two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, and several other accolades. Her Broadway appearances include 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.

Single tickets begin at $59. Visit nyphil.org, or phone (212) 875-5656.

SEE WHAT YOUR FAVORITE STARS ARE UP TO AWAY FROM BROADWAY WITH PLAYBILL UNIVERSE!

Today’s Most Popular News:
 X

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting playbill.com with your ad blocker.
Thank you!