Audra McDonald

Exclusive: Audra McDonald on Her 10th Tony Award Nomination

Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald is back at the Tonys this year, receiving her 10th Tony nomination, the most any actor has received. She spoke with Broadway Direct about the joy of finding out about this nomination for her performance in Ohio State Murders and the honor she feels now sharing a Tony record with Julie Harris and Chita Rivera.

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The 76th Annual Tony Awards, from the historic United Palace in New York City’s Washington Heights, will take place on Sunday, June 11, airing live at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST on the CBS Television Network, and streaming live and on-demand on Paramount+. The ceremony will be hosted by Academy Award winner Ariana DeBose.

Interviews by Leigh Scheps.