THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating Five-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald (Video)

By Playbill Staff
09 May 2013

Audra McDonald, the five-time Tony Award-winning actress last seen on Broadway in The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, performs material from her new album "Go Back Home" May 9 at Avery Fisher Hall. takes a look at our favorite performances from the Tony winner.

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McDonald, who starred as Bess in last season's The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, won her first Tony Award in 1994 for Carousel, in which she played the role of Carrie Pipperidge. In 1996 she took home the Featured Actress Tony Award for her performance as Sharon in Master Class. She also received Featured Actress Tonys for Ragtime, in which she played Sarah, and A Raisin in the Sun, for the role of Ruth Younger. The 2012 Tony for her role of Bess was her first Best Actress Tony Award.


Jason Robert Brown's "Stars and the Moon":