The award-winning actress will play the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage Oct. 22 at 8 PM. Ted Sperling will be the evening's musical director.
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 ABC series "Private Practice."
Carnegie Hall is located in Manhattan at 57th Street and Seventh Avenue. For ticket information visit www.carnegiehall.org.