On November 19, Audra McDonald participates in Covenant House Sleep Out to support homeless youth

November 13th 2015

coventhosueEarlier this year, Audra McDonald joined fellow Broadway performers to raise money for the Covenant House Sleep Out campaign and raised over $26,000 to support the organization’s work with homeless youth across the country. The funds will allow Covenant House to rescue and provide meals and shelter to homeless young people around the country.

The six-time Tony winner was welcomed to the Covenant House board in 2014 and this will be here second year participating in the annual Sleep Out. Audra will sleep outside with members of the Sleep Out: Executive Edition on November 19 in solidarity with homeless youth across the United States.

Audra McDonald makes Australian debut with performances in Melbourne and Sydney

October 20th 2015

Audra in Australia (1)On the heels of her North American tour, Audra McDonald makes her Australian debut with a one-night performance on October 31, 2015 at Melbourne’s Hamer Hall, followed by three performances with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House from November 5 to 7.

The six-time Tony winner has been dazzling audiences across America, bringing her “downright inspirational” interpretations of American classics to stages from California to Connecticut (Los Angeles Times).

View performance details for “An Evening with Audra McDonald” presented by the Arts Centre Melbourne on October 31.

Click here for more information on Audra’s engagements in Sydney.

Watch Audra McDonald perform live at the White House in “A Celebration of American Creativity”

October 14th 2015

White HouseOn October 14, Audra McDonald joins President Obama and the First Lady of the United States at the White House for an evening celebrating the American canon, featuring music ranging from hip-hop to jazz standards. “A Celebration of American Creativity: In Performance at the White House,” honors the 50th anniversary of the National Foundation of the Arts and Humanities Act and will be broadcast online and recorded for a feature on PBS.

The evening also includes performances by Buddy Guy, Queen Latifah, MC Lyte, Keb’ Mo’, Smokey Robinson, Trombone Shorty, Esperanza Spalding, Brian Stokes Mitchell, James Taylor, and Usher.

“In Performance at the White House” has showcased American cultural traditions since its inception in 1978, with performances by legendary artists such as Tony Bennett, Bob Dylan, Herbie Hancock, B.B. King, and Vladimir Horowitz.

Watch a live webcast of the event online from

Tickets for Shuffle Along on Broadway on sale now

September 15th 2015

ShuffleAlonglogoTickets for Audra McDonald’s highly anticipated return to Broadway in Shuffle Along, Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed are now on sale.

The six-time Tony winner stars alongside Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Brandon Victor Dixon, and Joshua Henry in this revival production of the 1921 musical. Pruduced by Scott Rudin, Shuffle Along also reunites George C. Wolfe and Savion Glover, the award-winning creators of Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk.

Previews of Shuffle Along begin March 14, 2016 at the Music Box Theatre, with the Broadway opening set for April 21.

Book your tickets now.

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