Tony winner Audra McDonald will record her fifth studio album for Nonesuch Records, her publicist confirmed to Broadway.com. McDonald will head into the studio in February. No release date or track list has been announced.
McDonald’s other studio albums include Way Back to Paradise, How Glory Goes, Happy Songs and Build a Bridge.
McDonald is a five-time Tony winner for her performances in Porgy and Bess, A Raisin in the Sun, Ragtime, Master Class and Carousel. Her other Broadway credits include 110 in the Shade, Henry IV, Marie Christine and The Secret Garden. McDonald has appeared on TV in Private Practice, Annie, Wit, A Raisin in the Sun and Mister Sterling.
McDonald’s exciting 2013 also includes a stint on TV’s The Good Wife, hosting and performing in the Live at Lincoln Center series, reuniting with Michael John LaChiusa for Lyrics & Lyricists and serving as the guest of honor at the 29th Annual Drama League Gala.
Check out McDonald performing the song “I Won’t Mind” from her album How Glory Goes.