By Adam Hetrick
24 May 2013
|Photo by Michael Wilson|
Andy Einhorn (Cinderella) musical directed and conducted the concert that airs at 9 PM (check local listings).
McDonald also brings her voice to the work of new songwriters, including Adam Gwon, Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich, and Will Reynolds. A 33-piece orchestra accompanies McDonald.
McDonald earned Tony Awards for her work in The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Carousel, Master Class, Ragtime and A Raisin in the Sun. Her work on stage also includes Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny with Patti LuPone, as well as Tony-nominated performances in 110 in the Shade and Marie Christine. On screen she has appeared in the television adaptations of "A Raisin in the Sun," "Wit" and "Annie." She is known to television audiences for "Private Practice" and "Grey's Anatomy."
Her solo releases also include "Way Back to Paradise" (1998), "How Glory Goes" (2000), "Happy Songs" (2002) and "Build a Bridge" (2006).
Listen to an exclusive track from "Go Back Home" below: