On March 4, Audra McDonald was honored by the Signature Theater with the 10th Stephen Sondheim Award for her achievements in music theatre works by the prolific composer and lyricist. The black-tie gala took place at the Embassy of Italy and featured tribute performances by Heidi Blickenstaff, Cynthia Erivo, Norm Lewis, Tracy Lynn Olivera, and Nova Y. Payton. The annual gala benefits the theater’s artistic, education, and community programs.

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