Five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald has just released her first solo album in seven years. Jeffrey Brown sits down with McDonald to discuss her career, her upbringing and her aptly named record, "Go Back Home." Continue reading
Actress Rita Moreno, 80, now has a solo show about her life as a star of stage and screen called “Life Without Makeup.” In a joint production with KQED San Francisco, correspondent Spencer Michels reports on the performer’s transformation from a “utilitarian ethnic” actress to becoming a “show business animal.” Continue reading
Minneapolis playwright, director and actor Aditi Brennan Kapil talks about the global elements and role of immigration in her work. The story was produced by Angie Prindle of “MN Original” on Twin Cities Public Television. Continue reading
Judy Woodruff speaks with actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith about her one-woman play, “Let Me Down Easy,” which tackles contemporary health care issues through the eyes of more than a dozen different characters, based on hundreds of interviews she conducted. Continue reading
Legendary jazz singer and actress Lena Horne, who broke racial barriers in the entertainment industry, died Sunday in New York at age 92. Jeffrey Brown takes a look back at her career. Continue reading
After establishing herself as a star of the silver screen, Annette Bening has returned to her roots as a stage actor with a modern interpretation of Euripides’ classical Greek play, “Medea.” Continue reading
For many decades, Lena Horne was one of the best known and loved entertainers in the world, known for her talent and beauty.