Directed by Nicholas Hytner, the musical opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theater March 24, 1994. McDonald was awarded the 1994 Tony for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance, marking her first Tony win.
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Look Back at Audra McDonald, Michael Hayden, and Sally Murphy in Carousel on Broadway
In 1995, the Six Degrees of Separation actor made his Broadway debut in Terrence McNally’s Love! Valour! Compassion! and shared how he felt playing one of the gay “old marrieds” in this milestone play.