Audra McDonald is unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry as both a singer and an actor. She has won a record-breaking six Tony Awards (for Carousel, Master Class, Ragtime, A Raisin in the Sun, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, and Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill), the only person to win awards in all four Tony acting categories; two Grammy Awards; and an Emmy. In 2015, she received a National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama and was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people. On television, McDonald won an Emmy as the official host of PBS’s Live From Lincoln Center, stars as Liz Reddick in The Good Fight, and guest-stars in HBO's historical drama The Gilded Age. Her film credits include Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast and MGM’s 2021 Aretha Franklin biopic, Respect. A Juilliard-trained soprano, McDonald maintains a major career as a Grammy-winning recording and concert artist. Her latest solo album, Sing Happy, was recorded live with the New York Philharmonic for Decca Gold.