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Beauty and the Beast star Audra McDonald opens up about motherhood after 40. Previously reported, the six-time Tony Award-winner welcomed her second child, daughter Sally James, nearly two decades after giving birth to her first-born, daughter Zoe Madeline. “[Will] and I are overjoyed to welcome Sally James McDonald-Swenson, born last night at 11:16 p.m. Our…

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Audra McDonald, 45, is expecting. McDonald, a three-time Tony Award winner by age 28, revealed on Tuesday, May 10 that she and husband Will Swenson are expecting their first child together. “Who knew that tap dancing during perimenopause could lead to pregnancy?” McDonald tweeted. “Will and I are completely surprised – and elated – to…

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The 2014 Tony Awards was a big night for my brown sisters with British actress Sophie Okonedo winning the 21014 Tony Award for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play with her Broadway debut in A Raisin in the Sun and Audra McDonald who won a record-breaking sixth Tony. She snagged best performance by an…

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The 68th annual Tony Awards handed out honors last night to some of Broadway’s top performers at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, and singer-actres, Audra McDonald became the most decorated actress in Tony Awards history. Known for her work alongside fellow actor Taye Diggs in “Private Practice,” McDonald won her sixth Tony for portraying…

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The 2012 Tony Awards nominees were recently announced in New York. Amongst the nominees, seven African Americans are up for this most coveted award in their respective categories. These individuals all display powerful performances that would captivate any audience. A majority of these actors and actresses are part of the all-black cast in the revival…

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