Four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald has lent her voice in support of Freedom to Marry, the national campaign that seeks to ensure all LGBT individuals are granted marriage equality in the United States.
In the clip below, McDonald (a 2012 Tony nominee for Porgy and Bess) responds to the voter-approved Amendment One in North Carolina, as well as President Obama's statement that he supports marriage equality.
The Events Research Program was established to identify and track protocols that would help theatres and more venues safely welcome back audiences. Its findings have yet to reach producers and theatre operators.
Gardner McKay, an actor plucked from obscurity to star in TV's "Adventures in Paradise," but who later became distinguished as the author of one of regional theatre's most popular plays, Sea Marks, died in Honolulu Nov. 21 after a battle with prostate cancer.