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Date(s) - 06/25/2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Warnors Theatre

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June 20, 2023

To our Audra McDonald Concert Attendees and Press,

Below is a schedule of events and information related to Audra McDonaldʼs concert for Good Company
Playersʼ 50th Anniversary. *Please note: Press video limited to B-roll only at a maximum of :30. All press
photos and video allowed only when Audra is speaking̶no video or photos permitted of her singing.
Please use a silent shutter for the sake of the audience and wait to begin until after the first couple of
songs. Otherwise no video/recording*

• 12:30pm ̶ Doors Open at Warnors Theatre
Security Screening required for entry

• 2pm Concert Begins
Please arrive early to get through security and find your seats. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the house
staff and ushers.

• 11am – 1:30pm ̶ Pre-Concert Happy Hour
Frankʼs Place at Warnors Theatre
1423 Fulton Street

• Post Concert ̶ Bar & Live Music, featuring the music of Jay Rosette
Frankʼs Place at Warnors Theatre

• Secure Parking at Cornerstone Church Lot
$10 per car, lot opens at 1pm
1 block north of Warnors Theatre on Stanislaus between Fulton and Broadway
• City Parking Lot
Free, open all day
1 block south of Warnors Theatre on Merced between Van Ness and Fulton

• Former CVS Parking Lot
Free, open all day
Directly south of Warnors Theatre on corner of Van Ness and Toulomne

June 20, 2023

• This event is closed to press. No exceptions. If you would like more info about this event, please email



Emmy-, Grammy- and six-time Tony Award-winner

Audra McDonald is unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry as both a singer and an actor.
The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards and an Emmy, in 2015 she was
named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people and received a National Medal of Arts—
America’s highest honor for achievement in the field—from President Barack Obama. In addition to her
Tony-winning performances in Carousel, Master Class, Ragtime, A Raisin in the Sun, The Gershwins’ Porgy
and Bess and Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill—the role that also served as the vehicle for her Olivier
Award-nominated 2017 debut in London’s West End—she has appeared on Broadway in The Secret
Garden; Marie Christine (Tony nomination); Henry IV; 110 in the Shade (Tony nomination); Shuffle Along,
or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed; Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de
Lune (Tony nomination); and Ohio State Murders.
On television, she was seen by millions as the Mother Abbess in NBC’s The Sound of Music Live! and played
Dr. Naomi Bennett on ABC’s Private Practice. She won an Emmy Award for her role as host of PBS’s Live
From Lincoln Center and has received nominations for Wit, A Raisin in the Sun, and Lady Day at Emerson’s
Bar & Grill. Having first appeared on CBS’s The Good Wife, she plays Liz Reddick in The Good Fight on
Paramount+ and Dorothy Scott in Julian Fellowes’s historical drama The Gilded Age on HBO and HBO Max.
On film, she has appeared in Seven Servants, The Object of My Affection, Cradle Will Rock, It Runs in the
Family, The Best Thief in the World, She Got Problems, Rampart, Ricki and the Flash, Disney’s live-action
Beauty and the Beast, the movie-musical Hello Again, and MGM’s Aretha Franklin biopic, Respect.
A Juilliard-trained soprano, her opera credits include La voix humaine and Send at Houston Grand Opera,
and Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny at Los Angeles Opera, where the resulting recording earned her
two Grammy Awards. McDonald has issued five solo albums on the Nonesuch label as well as Sing Happy
with the New York Philharmonic on Decca Gold. She also maintains a major career as a concert artist,
regularly appearing on the great stages of the world and with leading international orchestras. A founding
member of Black Theatre United, board member of Covenant House International, and prominent
advocate for LGBTQAI+ rights, her favorite roles are those performed offstage, as an activist, wife to actor
Will Swenson, and mother.

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Please call the Box Office at 559-266-0660 for available tickets.