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Opening Night: Audra McDonald Is Back on Broadway as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

TheaterMania spoke with the five-time Tony winner along with the numerous Broadway stars who came out in support of her return. logo

Audra McDonald has been missed since winning her fifth Tony Award for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess. Well, now she's back, this time embodying jazz legend Billie Holiday in Lanie Robertson’s 1986 play Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, making its first appearance on Broadway, under the direction of Lonny Price. TheaterMania spoke with the team along with the many, many Broadway stars who came out on their night off to cheer for Audra.