PHOTO ARCHIVE: Five-Time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald on Broadway
12 Feb 2013
The Drama League honored five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald at its 29th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway Feb. 11 at the Pierre Hotel. Playbill.com looks back at her Broadway career thus far.
Eddie Korbich and Audra McDonald in Carousel, 1994
Photo by Joan Marcus
The Musical Celebration of Broadway featured songs from McDonald's many Broadway triumphs, including The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Carousel, Ragtime, Master Class, Marie Christine, 110 In The Shade; her operatic and concert work, including her celebrated turns in Passion and Mahagonny; and her award-winning albums "Way Back To Paradise," "How Glory Goes," "Happy Songs" and "Build a Bridge."
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.