Must Watch: Audra McDonald Sings a Passionate "Rainbow High" at Carnegie Hall

News   Must Watch: Audra McDonald Sings a Passionate "Rainbow High" at Carnegie Hall Audra McDonald, who won a record-breaking sixth Tony Award for her performance in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, gave a solo concert April 29 at Carnegie Hall, which has made a video of her encore available to Playbill.com.

Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald Photo by Autumn de Wilde

In the encore, McDonald sings "Rainbow High" from Evita, accompanied by music director and pianist Andy Einhorn, bassist Mark Vanderpoel and drummer Gene Lewin.

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McDonald also earned Tony Awards for her work in The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Carousel, Master Class, Ragtime and A Raisin in the Sun. Her work on stage also includes Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny with Patti LuPone, as well as Tony-nominated performances in 110 in the Shade and Marie Christine. On screen she has appeared in the television adaptations of "A Raisin in the Sun," "Wit" and "Annie." She is known to television audiences for "Private Practice" and "Grey's Anatomy."

Her solo albums include "Go Back Home" (2013), "Way Back to Paradise" (1998), "How Glory Goes" (2000), "Happy Songs" (2002) and "Build a Bridge" (2006).

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