Audra McDonald

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Black Women Dominate SAG Awards' Best Supporting Actress Nominations

It’s the first time since 2008 that women of color are a majority in that group.

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Audra McDonald, Sandra Cisneros Among National Medals of Arts and Humanities Awardees of Color

President Barack Obama awarded the medals to numerous arts and humanities luminaries during a ceremony at the White House. 

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Broadway's Stars Unite to Honor Pulse Shooting Victims

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda, Audra McDonald, B.D. Wong and more sing “What The World Needs Now,” to raise funds for LGBTQ advocacy.

WATCH: Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday in This New Video

McDonald reprises her history-making Broadway performance as Lady Day for a new HBO special. 

Audra McDonald Thanks Lena Horne, Maya Angelou and Billie Holiday in Tony Speech

It’s the performer’s sixth Tony Award.

Sorry Haters. A Black Nun Does Belong in Broadway's 'Sound of Music'

Haters have been claiming that Audra McDonald’s role in “The Sound of Music” is ahistorical. Religion Dispatches proves them wrong.