Audra McDonald to Record Scottsboro Boys Song ‘Go Back Home’ for Her Upcoming Solo Album

Audra McDonald is currently working on her fifth studio album for Nonesuch Records. No release date or track list has been announced, but we do have a title and song. McDonald’s album will be called “Go Back Home” and will feature the John Kander and Fred Ebb song of the same name. The […]

Tony and Grammy Award Winner Audra McDonald will Host Live From Lincoln Center

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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced that Audra McDonald has signed on as the official host of the landmark PBS series Live From Lincoln Center. The acclaimed singer/actress, winner of five Tony Awards and two Grammys, will host seven broadcasts from December 2012 through Spring 2013 including “The Richard Tucker Opera Gala” on Thursday, December 13 […]

Audra McDonald and Will Swenson marry in small ceremony

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Broadway sweethearts, Audra McDonald and Will Swenson married over the weekend on October 6 at their home in Croton-on-Hudson, NY. The two got engaged this past New Year’s while on vacation in Puerto Rico. McDonald’s dress was designed by Porgy and Bess designer and “Project Runway” finalist ESosa. ESosa was Tony Award nominated […]

Audra McDonald to Appear on Sesame Street

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Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will appear in “Elmo the Musical”, a new segment to be featured on Sesame Street. “Elmo the Musical” replaces the popular “Elmo’s World” which has not produced new episodes since 2009. In each of the ten 11-minute segments to be featured this year, Elmo stars in a stage […]

Top Ten TV Shows Featuring Broadway Actors, part 1

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In the vein of Smash, which boasts a number of celebrated Broadway stars, we thought it would be fun to check out other television shows that also feature Broadway’s best. As it turns, Broadway is well represented these days. Compiled here are the first five of our list. These shows are ranked in […]