audra-mcdonald-2013-theater-autumn-de-wilde-2 copyThe rumors are true! As announced today, Audra McDonald joins the cast of the new film adaptation of Michael John LaChiusa’s musical Hello Again. Acting alongside Martha Plimpton, T.R. Knight, Rumer Willis, Jenna Ushkowitz, Nolan Gerard Funk, Sam Underwood, Tyler Blackburn, and Al Calderon, Audra stars in the upcoming musical as Sally, also known as “The Actress.”

Hello Again is based on the 1897 play La Ronde written by Austrian author Arthur Schnitzler and was first presented Off-Broadway in 1993 at the Mitzi Newhouse Theatre at Lincoln Center. The story centers around the lives of ten different characters over the course of the 20th century.

The screenplay for Hello Again was written by Cory Krueckeberg with music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa and is produced by Ash Christian, Tom Gustafson, Cory Krueckeberg, Hunter Arnold, Devon Schneider, Gregory Rae, and Carl D. White.