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Audra McDonald

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    Happy Birthday Audra McDonald! Will Hollywood Finally Fully Embrace & Employ Her Talent?

    EDITOR'S NOTE: On her 43rd birthday, I thought I'd repost this piece I penned about a year ago (with updates to it added at the bottom), asking whether Hollywood would eventually recognize and exploit her talent (on the big and small screens), after her historic win at the Tony Awards last year.

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    Audra McDonald Responds To Being Aretha Franklin's Favorite To Play Her In A Biopic

    “It would be an honor to play her... Other than that we leave it to fate. Who knows.”

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    Audra McDonald Is Heading To 'The Good Wife'

    Audra McDonald will guest-star on an upcoming season 4 episode of CBS' The Good Wife.

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    Audra McDonald Will Return To 'Private Practice' Season Finale (For A Death, Babies, Or A Wedding?)

    It was in August when showrunner Shonda Rhimes stated in an interview with TVGuide.com, talking about her medical drama Private Practice, that she would love to feature a musical episode in what is the final season of the ABC medical drama, as she did with Gre...

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    Audra McDonald Named New Host Of Multiple Emmy Award-Winning PBS Series, 'Live From Lincoln Center'

    Recalling my spring post, wondering what was next for Audra McDonald, after making history earlier this year at the Tony Awards, becoming the first black woman to claim 5 Tony Award wins (she picked up the Best Leading Actress In A Musical for Porgy & Bess).

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    Shonda Rhimes Announces The End To 'Private Practice'

    Showrunner Shonda Rhimes posted the below message on her production company's website this morning:

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    Audra McDonald To Be Feted By The Drama League

    I think it's safe to say that we're Audra McDonald fans around here... glad to see her get this kind of recognition for her stellar work. 

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