Audra McDonald Headed Back to Broadway to Star in Romance


The six-time Tony winner will star in a revival of a Terrence McNally romance with Michael Shannon.

Six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald is heading again to Broadway to be a waitress — however not in Waitress. McDonald, together with Michael Shannon, will star in a revival of the Terrence McNally romance Frankie and Johnny within the Clair de Lune, beginning in May.

The play is concerning the love affair between a prepare dinner and a waitress who meet in a New York restaurant. Al Pacino and Michele Pfeiffer starred in a film model.

McDonald received a Tony in 2014 taking part in Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill. She additionally received Tonys for CarouselMaster ClassRagtimeA Raisin within the Sun and The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess. She was final on Broadway in Shuffle Along in 2016.