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Op-Ed: Every homeless child is more than a statistic.

Audra McDonald shares her thoughts on youth homelessness and the work of Covenant House International with NBC News THINK. In this unique op-ed, she talks about how preparing the role of Billie Holiday in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill” lead to thinking about young people in dire situations.

Audra has served on the organization’s board since 2014 and will perform in their upcoming “A Night of Broadway Stars” on Monday, June 3. Click here for tickets.

TimesTalk with Terrence McNally & Michael Shannon

On April 15, Audra joined Michael Shannon and Terrence McNally for a live TimesTalk to discuss their upcoming return to Broadway in Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune. This special event, moderated by Philip Galanes, was co-presented with T: The New York Times Style Magazine which featured Terrence McNally in their Culture issue. Watch the full conversation here where Audra reflects on her past works with McNally and upcoming Broadway show.

Frankie & Jonny in the Clair de Lune begins previews on May 4 and opens for a limited 16-week run on May 29. Click here for tickets.


“The Good Fight” Season 3 — Now Streaming!

Audra McDonald can now been seen in season 3 of The Good Fight on CBS All Access. Starring opposite Christine Baranski, Michael Boatman, Kush Jumbo, and Delroy Lindo, Audra plays lawyer Liz Lawrence who, alongside her colleagues, searches to find her voice in the resistance against the current administration.

Earlier this week, the women of the show—Baranski, Jumbo, McDonald, and co-creator Michelle King—appeared on the New York Times’ “TimesTalks” to share insights on the original drama series.

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Audra on the TODAY Show

Audra stopped by NBC’s TODAY Show to discuss the season three premiere of The Good Fight and her return to Broadway in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. She shared her excitement for the new season, which begins March 14, and the many political and social issues the show touches upon. Audra also talked about her upcoming Broadway show opposite Michael Shannon which opens May 4. Watch her interview below:

Audra Receives the Stephen Sondheim Award

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.

Photo by Margot Schulman

“Frankie & Johnny…” tickets now on sale!

The producers of Terrence McNally’s “Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune” have announced that the 16-week limited engagement will have its home at the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway.

Previews of the new production will begin on May 4, 2019 and officially open on May 30, 2019. The final performance will be on August 25, 2019.

Tickets are available now via or (212-239-6200). You can also follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube at @FandJBway.