6 Black Broadway Actresses You Should Know


N. Brown | June 15, 2013 - 12:19 pm

Audra McDonald

Audra McDonald

A woman of many talents, this TV (Private Practice) and film (Wit) chanteuse is also a stage veteran. She’s earned a record breaking five Tony’s, one for her leading role in the 2012 revival of Porgy and Bess. Her singing voice is regarded as one of the best in the industry. Watch her close this year’s Tony’s (below) with Neil Patrick Harris if you don’t believe us.


Photo Credit: Sarah Crulwich/The New York Times