At a New York Town Hall ceremony hosted by Brooke Shields and Brian d’Arcy James on June 3, Audra received the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical for her performance as Bess in the current Broadway production of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess. The award, which Audra dedicated to her daughter Zoe, marks Audra’s fourth from the Drama Desk committee since she made her Broadway debut 20 years ago in The Secret Garden. This year Porgy and Bess also won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical.