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Audra McDonald

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  • Meryl Streep as Maria Callas -- a masterpiece is coming!

    "I'd like to rip her throat out!" This is what the great Meryl Streep supposedly said -- all in good actorish fun -- when Madonna's tireless campaign to play the lead in the movie "Evita" came to pass in 1997. But that might be the only role Miss Streep...
  • Tony Awards Backstage: Bryan Cranston Compares Stage Acting to Crystal Meth

    The winners of the 2014 Tony Awards converged backstage with their glittering new hardware in hand. Here's a look at the emotional outbursts, moments of hilarity and off-the-cuff confessions from the press room on Broadway's biggest night. Best Leading...
  • Tony Award winners list

    Tony Award winners list
    • Best musical: 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder' • Best play: 'All the Way' • Best revival of a musical: 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' • Best revival of a play: 'A Raisin in the Sun' • Best performance by an actress in...
  • Tony Awards 2014: Audra McDonald's jazzy career embellishment

     Tony Awards 2014: Audra McDonald's jazzy career embellishment
    It might be easy livin' for Audra McDonald, now that the star of "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" has made Tony Awards history. The 43-year-old singer-actress on Sunday became the first performer to win six Tonys in competitive categories and has now...
  • 'Gentleman's Guide' kills at Tony Awards, claims four

    The main character in the Broadway show "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" spends much of the musical mystery knocking off those he believes stand in the way of his big score. At Sunday's Tony Awards, the production landed its own loot: the top...
  • 10 top Tonys moments, good and bad

    The 68th annual Tony Awards was a (long) evening of ups and downs, if hardly any surprises. Here are ten memorable moments from the broadcast.    10 — For the opening number, host Hugh Jackman, a hugely talented dancer, awkwardly jumped up and...
  • Broadway Box Office: What a Difference the Tony Awards Make

    Remember when "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" was having trouble selling tickets? That phase may have passed, at least for a while: After the notching four Tony wins Sunday night, the musical was on track to rake in more than $900,000 by the end...
  • Andy Weir's 'The Martian' tailor made for film

    "I WONDERED why I wasn't more dead?" That dry remark comes from Mark Watney, stranded astronaut, within the first few pages of a hugely entertaining novel, "The Martian," written by Andy Weir. THIS BOOK, a first novel, was originally self-published...
  • Broadway, movie, television star to headline Kutztown University series

     
    A Broadway, movie and television star nominated for a record-breaking sixth Tony Award at this week’s ceremony will headline Kutztown University’s 2014-15 KU Presents! Performing Artists Series “See You at Schaeffer!,” it has...
  • Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' shows big rewards in risk-taking

    Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' shows big rewards in risk-taking
    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder," the musical with no marquee names or obvious marketing hook, won big at the Tony Awards on Sunday night, proving that a droll Edwardian tale of homicide, a few murderously clever patter songs and the killingly funny...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Big Smo' on A&E

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Big Smo' on A&E
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 8 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES So You Think You Can Dance Auditions...
  • TICKET BOX: Lorde at Mann Center, Roger Daltery at Kimmel Center in Philadelphia; 'Last Comic Standing' Live Tour at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Dave Davies and The Fixx at Musikfest Cafe among 50 new shows

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Lorde will play The Mann Center on Sept. 5. Tickets go on sale Friday Lorde at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts and Roger Daltery at The......