Watch Audra McDonald Perform "God Bless the Child" as Billie Holiday (Video)

By Playbill Staff
22 May 2014

Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
Photo by Evgenia Eliseeva

Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, who earned a Tony Award nomination for inhabiting Billie Holiday in Lanie Robertson's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, appeared on "The View" May 22 and offered a look at her performance as the late blues singer.

Directed by Tony Award nominee Lonny Price (110 in the Shade, Sweeney Todd, Company), Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill began previews March 25 and opened to strong critical notices April 13.