Audra McDonald to grace Adelaide for one-night-only

Broadway royalty is set to reign supreme at Her Majesty’s Theatre as Audra McDonald, the unparalleled powerhouse of stage and screen, takes centre stage for an exclusive, one-night-only concert on the 8th of May, 2024.

Renowned as the most decorated performer in Broadway history, Audra McDonald boasts an illustrious array of accolades, including an unprecedented six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award. With a voice that defies description and a stage presence that captivates audiences worldwide, McDonald’s performance promises an unforgettable evening of music and theatre magic.

Distinguished not only for her vocal prowess but also for her remarkable acting talent, McDonald has graced the stages of Broadway in a myriad of iconic roles. From her Tony-winning performances in Carousel and Ragtime to her Emmy-nominated portrayal in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, McDonald’s theatrical repertoire is nothing short of extraordinary.

Image credit: Autumn de Wilde

Beyond her commanding presence on Broadway, McDonald has left an indelible mark on the small and silver screens. From her compelling portrayals in TV dramas such as The Good Fight and Private Practice to her enchanting turn in Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast, McDonald’s versatility knows no bounds.

Away from the spotlight, McDonald’s commitment to social justice and advocacy is as unwavering as her onstage presence. As a founding member of Black Theatre United and a prominent advocate for LGBTQIA+ rights, McDonald uses her platform to champion causes close to her heart, embodying the true essence of a multifaceted artist.

With a career that spans opera, film, television, and activism, Audra McDonald is a force to be reckoned with—an icon whose influence extends far beyond the footlights. As she graces Her Majesty’s Theatre for this exclusive one-night-only concert, audiences are invited to witness the sheer brilliance of a performer whose talent knows no bounds.

Audra McDonald

Wednesday, 8th of May

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Adelaide


adelaidefestivalcentre.com.au

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