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 […]

Manhattan Theater Club’s Murder Ballad to Record Cast Album

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Send to Kindle Manhattan Theater Club’s Murder Ballad, featuring Will Swenson and Karen Olivo Will Record Cast Album Yellow Sound Label will record the Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere cast album of Murder Ballad, the critically acclaimed new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, currently playing an extended engagement at MTC’s The Studio at Stage II – Harold and […]

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 […]

MTC’s MURDER BALLAD Announces Two Week Extension

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Murder Ballad Gets Two Week Extension Manhattan Theatre Club’s presentation of Muder Ballad, the new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, is extending by two weeks through Sunday, December 16 at MTC’s The Studio at Stage II – Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York […]

MTC’s World Premiere of Murder Ballad Opens Tonight at The Studio at Stage II

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Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere of Murder Ballad, the new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, opens tonight. The musical is the inaugural production of MTC’s The Studio at Stage II – Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center – Stage II located at 131 West 55th Street. Murder Ballad features four of New York’s […]

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 […]

‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ to close on Broadway on June 24‎

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The Tony Award winning production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday evening, June 24 at the Palace Theatre after a total of 549 performances, including 23 previews and 526 regular performances. Priscilla Queen of the Desert celebrated its first year on Broadway March 20, […]

‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ celebrates 1-year annversary

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert celebrates its first year on Broadway today, March 20, at the Palace Theatre. The Tony Award-winning production will mark the achievement with the “Priscilla Pink Pie Face Pie” at the Pie Face bakery located on Broadway. Leading man, Tony Sheldon will unveil the dessert.  Also, “Cheer New York,” […]

Audra McDonald and Will Swenson to be honored by PFLAG

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PFLAG, Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians and Gays, will honor Broadway stars Audra McDonald and Will Swenson with the Straight for Equality in Entertainments Award, to be presented at the Fourth Annual Straight for Equality Awards Gala on April 2nd at the Marriott Marquis Times Square. Straight for Equality is a national […]

Twitter/Facebook Sparkles with Priscilla Queen of the Desert 1st preview Glitter

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Send to Kindle February 28, 2011 marked the first preview of the new fabulous musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert on Broadway.  The twitter and facebook response was full of glam and glitter as the fans are crazy about this show. Early audience response looks very promising. We’ve got a roundup of posts from last night […]