On May 31, Audra McDonald joined Hoda & Jenna on TODAY to talk about her love of performing — and overcoming crippling stage fright that at one time had her fainting in front of audiences. She also opened up about joining the cast of “Gypsy” — which she calls “the greatest musical” — for its revival on Broadway. Says McDonald: “It’s a dream. It scares me to death.”

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