May 03, 2015
10 Jun 2014
Audra McDonald made Tony Awards history June 8, becoming the first actress to win six Tony Awards in all four competitive acting categories.
Her record-breaking win for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play was for her uncanny performance as the late Billie Holiday in the Broadway premiere of Lanie Robertson's music-filled play Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill.
While McDonald did not perform on the Tony Awards, she has shared her performance as Holiday in various television appearances.
A cast album of the play was recorded live by PS Classics and will be released July 15.
Click through to watch the performances below:
17 Dec 2014 -- Audra McDonald to Repeat Tony-Winning Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill Performance for HBO
05 Oct 2014 -- Audra McDonald's Lady Day Sings Her Last Song on Broadway
22 Sep 2014 -- Audra McDonald and Lady Day Break Broadway House Record
14 Aug 2014 -- A Few Good Men: Musicians Play the Blues With Audra McDonald in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill
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