Audra McDonald on singing the works of composer Alan Menken and lyricist Howard Ashman in 'Beauty and the Beast'

Audra McDonald, who grew up in Fresno, plays Madame Garderobe, the opera singer-turned-furniture piece, in "Beauty in the Beast.." She talks about singing the in the new live-action movie from Disney, which opens Friday, March 17, 2017.
Audra McDonald, who grew up in Fresno, plays Madame Garderobe, the opera singer-turned-furniture piece, in "Beauty in the Beast.." She talks about singing the in the new live-action movie from Disney, which opens Friday, March 17, 2017.

There was no way Audra McDonald was going to say ‘no’ to ‘Beauty and the Beast’ role

March 14, 2017 03:20 PM