Five-time Tony Award winner and star of The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess on Broadway Audra McDonald teamed up with The Chew to prepare some state fair classics today, July 17. Click below to check out her full appearance!
McDonald earned three Tony Awards by the age of 28 for her performances in Carousel, Master Class, and Ragtime. She was nominated for another Tony Award for her performance in Marie Christine before she won her fourth in 2004 for her role in A Raisin in the Sun. She reprised her Raisin role for a 2008 television adaptation, earning her a second Emmy Award nomination.
Her first Emmy nod came in 2001 for her performance in HBOs Wit. She was also featured in the ABC medical drama Private Practice.
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