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Audra McDonald to Headline McCarter Theatre Center Gala Concert

The annual event will be held on April 28.

Audra McDonald will perform at the McCarter Theatre Center's annual gala on April 28.
(© David Gordon)

Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will headline McCarter Theatre Center's annual gala benefit, set for Saturday, April 28.

McDonald, a star of Broadway, TV, movies, opera, and the concert stage has earned Tony Awards for her performances in Carousel, Master Class, Ragtime, A Raisin in the Sun, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, and Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill.

McCarter's gala, supporting McCarter's many ongoing artistic and educational missions in and around the region, will be cochaired by Courtney Lederer and Mark Thierfelder of Princeton, New Jersey; Liza and Sky Morehouse of Hopewell, New Jersey; and Sonia and Bill Sappington of Skillman, New Jersey.

McCarter recently announced its 2018-19 season lineup, which will include The Age of Innocence, Detroit '67, A Christmas Carol, The Niceties, The Gods of Comedy, and Skylight. Christopher Durang's new play Turning Off the Morning News will begin preview performances May 4.


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