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Try not to sob through Audra McDonald and Kelli O'Hara's version of 'Lily's Eyes' from The Secret Garden

There are perhaps few songs in the musical theater canon as perfectly pitched to tear at your heartstrings like "Lily's Eyes" from The Secret Garden. In the 1991 musical, based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, Archibald Craven and his unscrupulous brother, Neville, sing this duet, mourning their lost love, Lily. But if you thought it couldn't get any more emotional, you'd be wrong.
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UGA Performing Arts Center celebrates 25th anniversary with Audra McDonald performance

On Sunday, the University of Georgia’s Performing Arts Center celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala performance by Audra McDonald, a six-time Tony Award winner and recipient of the National Medal of Arts from former President Barack Obama in 2015. The performance kicked off the start of a gala week full of events that will honor the center’s anniversary until May 1.
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Odds & Ends: Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara & More Complete Miscast22 Lineup

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Mark those calendars! MCC Theater's Miscast22 is scheduled for April 4, and as previously reported, the evening will honor two-time Tony winner Christine Baranski, MCC Board Chair Susan Raanan and MCC Youth Company Alum Alexander Lambie. The annual gala features a star-studded lineup of talents who perform songs from roles in which they would never traditionally be cast. Miscast20 and Miscast21 took place online. This year's event will take place live at the Hammerstein Ballroom and will feature performances from Aaron Tveit, Uzo Aduba, Raúl Esparza, Jennifer Simard and Joshua Henry. Joining the lineup are Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale, Shoshana Bean, Lea Michele, Myles Frost, Andrea Martin and J. Harrison Ghee. Will Van Dyke is set to serve as the musical director. MCC Theater plans to film Miscast22 for a virtual special event May 22 at 7PM ET.

Arts & Music | Fellow Travelers, Swan Lake and Audra McDonald

Editor's note: As event organizers continue to respond to current COVID-19 information and health guidance, please check individual event websites for postponements and the most up-to-date info. Feb. 25. Zoso - The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience. 7 p.m. Newport Music Hall, 1722 N. High St., Columbus. Zoso strives to recreate...

Q&A: Multitalented Audra McDonald talks about her Broadway, singing, film and TV career

Sometimes it seems as though actress-soprano Audra McDonald is everywhere — from the Broadway stage to the television screen to your CD player or streaming service. The multitalented, Tony-, Grammy- and Emmy-winning performer has starred on Broadway in productions including “Carousel,” “Master Class” and “Ragtime,” recorded numerous albums, and appeared in television series, including “The Good Fight” on CBS and “The Gilded Age” on HBO.

Audra McDonald to Headline “Rhapsody”

Experience the most decorated performer in American theatre history – Audra McDonald – in a private concert at Rhapsody, Turtle Creek Chorale’s benefit gala and concert, on Saturday, March 5th at the Meyerson Symphony Center. VIP Experience tickets include open bar receptions, seated dinner, premium concert seating, and After Party with the IDT Band and dessert. Concert Experience tickets include concert seating and After Party. Tickets start at just $75.

Audra McDonald set to grace TCC Gala

One of the most versatile voices in American entertainment is set to be in Dallas for a sweeping fundraiser performance. Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will headline RHAPSODY – Turtle Creek Chorale’s Benefit Gala.


Sarasota, FL – Award-winning singer and actor Audra McDonald will perform at the Van Wezel on Friday, Feb. 11 at 8 p.m. Audra McDonald is unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry as both a singer and actor. The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award, she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2015. She received a 2015 National Medal of Arts—America’s highest honor for achievement in the arts—from President Barack Obama.

Audra McDonald, Denzel Washington & Ariana DeBose Among NAACP Image Award Nominees

Skye Dakota Turner & Audra McDonald in "Respect" The nominees for the 53rd annual NAACP Image Awards were announced on January 18, and many Broadway stars were recognized. The winners will be revealed during a live TV special, hosted by Anthony Anderson and airing on BET, on February 26 at 8PM ET. The ceremony honors the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film. It also recognizes individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. Voting is now open through February 5 to determine the winners.

Tickets still available for Audra McDonald at the Van Wezel

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Audra McDonald, artist, actress, vocalist and winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award, will be performing a one night concert at the Van Wezel Performing Arts. McDonald spoke with ABC7 about the concert and how excited she is to...

Brian Cox, Audra McDonald and More Critics Choice TV Nominees Are Seasoned Pros Shining in New Series

Among this year’s Critics Choice Awards TV acting nominees are “the lifers,” an assortment of seasoned performers with long, successful Hollywood careers — many spanning from the ’80s and early ’90s, but also a few as far back as the ’60s — who have once again delivered performances on par with their finest work. And as several actors tell Variety, they’ve each followed distinctive paths, navigating industry changes and career highs and lows, to keep in the game for the long haul. “In a way, my acting career has been headed toward this,” says Steve Martin, nominated for his performance as...