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An Evening with Audra McDonald

Songs from the American Music Theater

Presented by
ADULT: $80 | $70 | $60
COLLEGE STUDENT: $72 | $10 | $10
YOUTH: $40 | $10 | $10
Saturday, September 14, 2019, 7:30 pm

Andy Einhorn, piano
Mark Vanderpoel, bass

Gene Lewin,

The numbers alone are impressive: six Tonys, two Grammys, and an Emmy. And the honors are remarkable: a spot on Time’s 100 most influential people list and a National Medal of the Arts awarded by President Obama. But the numbers and the honors are just reflections of what really matters: the talent. Supported by her trio, Audra McDonald will share her luminous soprano in an unmissable performance.


Event Partners:
Terry and Johanna Abernathy
Douglas and Linda Behrendt
Ann Burton
Bryan and Jan Lawler
Jeffrey R. and Tammy S. Tronvold
Lynn and Stuart Weinstein

Running time: 90 minutes with no intermission


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Audra McDonald set to shine in Hancher spotlight this Saturday
The Gazette - Thursday, September 12, 2019

She’s won six Tonys, two Grammys and an Emmy for her work on stage and screen, but Audra McDonald still gets little flutters before stepping onstage. Her congregation will be worshipping her at Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City on Saturday night (9/14), as they gather to hear “Songs from the Americ

Audra McDonald to grace Hancher Auditorium with her signature soprano voice
The Daily Iowan - Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald will be giving a performance at Hancher Auditorium this upcoming weekend. McDonald’s extensive career — which has included acting and singing — has earned her six Tonys, two Grammys, and an Emmy. 

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