Broadway favorite Audra McDonald, who is currently starring in the West End production of Lanie Robertson’s Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, recently performed a song from the Billie Holiday celebration on BBC One.
McDonald sang Holiday's anthem, “God Bless the Child,” on The Andrew Marr Show. Watch the performance below:
Lady Day marks McDonald’s official West End debut. She made Broadway history with her performance as Holiday, earning her sixth Tony Award and becoming the first woman to win Tonys in all four eligible acting categories. She also holds the record for the most Tony Award wins of any actor in competitive Tony categories.
Directed by Lonny Price, who also helmed the Broadway run, Lady Day is currently scheduled to run through September 9.