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Audra McDonald won best performance by a leading actress in a musical for “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” at the 2012 Tony Awards (Image: Getty Images)

Audra McDonald Wins Best Actress at 2012 Tony Awards

The Broadway star was named best lead actress in “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess,” making it her fifth Tony but her first in the lead actress category

Audra McDonald was named best lead actress in “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess,” making it…

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Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks Blazes a New Trail and Re-Imagines ‘Porgy and Bess’

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright took on the challenge of adapting a folk classic for a contemporary black audience

Suzan-Lori Parks boldly takes on George and Ira Gershwins classic folk opera “Porgy and Bess.’

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In the News: 2011 Tony Nominations Recognize Black Broadway; Oklahoma House Takes Action Against Rep. Sally Kern; TV Ownership Declines

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Anika Noni Rose and Matthew Broderick announce 2011 Tony Award nominees (Image: Press)

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Broadway musical garners five Tony Awards nominations

The American Theatre Wing announced the nominations for the 2008 Tony Awards for outstanding performances…

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