Audra McDonald to Offer Concerts Throughout U.S.

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08 Apr 2008

Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
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Four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will bring her acclaimed concert act to various cities throughout the country within the next few months.
Playbill.com has learned McDonald's current concert itinerary, which follows.

April 12 with the Charlotte Symphony in Charlotte, NC
April 18 at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College in Purchase, NY
April 24 at the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival in Kalamazoo, MI
April 26 at the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute in Utica, NY
April 28 Leading Ladies Gala Concert with Barbara Cook at the Juilliard School in New York, NY
May 2-3 at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT
May 31 at the John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts in Eugene, OR
June 1 at Cal Performances in Berkeley, CA

A four-time Tony Award winner for her work in A Raisin in the Sun, Master Class, Carousel and Ragtime, Audra McDonald was also seen on Broadway in 110 in the Shade, Henry IV and Marie Christine. The singer-actress made her solo Carnegie Hall concert debut in an evening of songs scored for big bands, performing several tunes from her Nonesuch CD "Happy Songs." McDonald's other solo recordings, "Way Back to Paradise" and "How Glory Goes," are also on the Nonesuch label. The acclaimed actress co-starred in the NBC series "Mister Sterling" and was recently seen in the WB series "Bedford Diaries." McDonald also made her Houston Grand Opera with a double bill of Send (who are you? I love you) and La Voix Humaine. McDonald can currently be seen in the new ABC series "Private Practice."

For ticket information visit www.charlottesymphony.org (April 12), www.artscenter.org (April 18), www.thegilmoreiscoming.com (April 24), www.mwpai.org (April 26), www.juilliard.edu (April 28), www.jorgensen.uconn.edu (May 2-3), www.ofam.org (May 31) and www.calperfs.berkeley.edu (June 1).