VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING FOR AUDRA MCDONALD
$10 Individual Ticket | $15 Household Ticket
June 27, 2021 | 6PM EST
Ticket holders who purchased the virtual program by June 24 will receive a link and password 48 hours in advance. (Note – If you purchased after June 24, you will receive the link in your email confirmation.)
Virtual discussion with Audra McDonald.
Topics may include: discussing her career, activism, and projects through the pandemic.
Note: purchase of a virtual ticket does not include a ticket to the in-person production on November 6, 2021. The single ticket on sale date for the in-person performance will be announced at a later time.
When buying your virtual ticket, please consider purchasing a household ticket if more than one person in your household will be viewing the program. The Charleston Gaillard Center is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Your ticket purchase helps create unforgettable experiences in the Lowcountry community, including our local schools. Thank you.
An Evening with Audra McDonald (In-Person Performance Rescheduled to November 6, 2021)
Performing her trademark mix of songs from Broadway, the Great American Songbook, and beyond.
RESCHEDULED. An Evening with Audra McDonald, has been rescheduled to Saturday, November 6, 2021. Ticket holders who purchased for the original date of October 27 or the rescheduled date of June 27 have been contacted regarding next steps. For any questions, please reach out to the Ticket Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (843) 242-3099. Thank you for your continued support.
Single Ticket on sale date to be announced at a later time.
Audra McDonald is unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry as both a singer and an actor. The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award, she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2015 and received a 2015 National Medal of Arts—America’s highest honor for achievement in the arts—from President Barack Obama.
In addition to her Tony-winning performances in Carousel, Master Class, Ragtime, A Raisin in the Sun, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, and Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill—the role that also served as the vehicle for her 2017 debut on London’s West End (2018 Olivier Award nomination)—she has appeared on Broadway in The Secret Garden, Marie Christine (Tony nomination), Henry IV, 110 in the Shade (Tony nomination), and Shuffle Along, or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, and Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. The Juilliard-trained soprano’s opera credits include La voix humaine and Send at Houston Grand Opera, and Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny at Los Angeles Opera. On television, she was seen by millions as the Mother Abbess in NBC’s The Sound of Music Live! and played Dr. Naomi Bennett on ABC’s Private Practice. She won an Emmy Award for her role as host of PBS’s Live From Lincoln Center and has received nominations for Wit, A Raisin in the Sun, and Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill. Having first appeared as Liz Lawrence on CBS’s The Good Wife, she can now be seen on CBS All Access’s The Good Fight. On film, she has appeared in Seven Servants, The Object of My Affection, Cradle Will Rock, It Runs in the Family, The Best Thief in the World, She Got Problems, Rampart, Ricki and the Flash, Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast, the movie-musical Hello Again, and MGM’s forthcoming Aretha Franklin biopic, Respect.
McDonald has released five solo albums on the Nonesuch label and recently released a new recording, Sing Happy, with the New York Philharmonic on Decca Gold. She also maintains a major career as a concert artist, regularly appearing on the great stages of the world and with leading international orchestras. Of all her many roles, her favorites are the ones performed offstage: passionate advocate for equal rights and homeless youth, wife to actor Will Swenson, and mother.
Please note that for this performance online purchases have a limit of eight (8) tickets per customer. To purchase additional tickets or to inquire about group sales, please contact the ticket office directly at (843) 242-3099.