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||'An Evening with Audra McDonald' on Oct. 6 at Lyric Opera
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Lyric Opera of Chicago will welcome the legendary Audra McDonald for a one-night-only concert experience on Friday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m.
McDonald will team with the Lyric Opera Orchestra, under the musical direction of conductor Andy Einhorn.
McDonald is a Broadway icon, classically trained singer and actress who has won six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award and a National Medal of Arts. The star most notably holds the record for the most performance-based Tony Awards, and is the only performer to win in all four acting categories.
In addition to her astounding array of performance credits, both live and on-screen, McDonald is known for her passionate activism, advocating for at-risk youth, LGBTQ+ communities, and equal rights causes. She is the co-founder of Black Theater United, and sits on the Covenant House International Board of Directors that oversees programs for young people experiencing homelessness.
To purchase single concert tickets, visit lyricopera.org/audra.
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