Pittsfield, MA: Audra McDonald’s greatest gift is to find the story inside the song and deliver it with immediacy and clarity. The popular artist will make her only Berkshire solo performance on June 15 at 8pm at the Colonial Theatre accompanied by pianist Andy Einhorn. The five-time Tony Award-winner is expected to include songs from her new solo recording for Nonesuch, Go Back Home, as well as some of her other personal favorites.
Audra McDonald is unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry as both a singer and an actress. With five Tony Awards®, two Grammy Awards®, and a long list of other accolades to her name, she is among today’s most highly regarded performers. Blessed with a luminous soprano and an incomparable gift for dramatic truth-telling, she is equally at home on Broadway and opera stages as in roles on film and television. In addition to her theatrical work, she maintains a major career as a concert and recording artist, regularly appearing on the great stages of the world.