In this June 8, 2014 file photo, actress Audra McDonald arrives at the 68th annual Tony Awards in New York. She will receive a National Medal of Arts from President Obama on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016.
In this June 8, 2014 file photo, actress Audra McDonald arrives at the 68th annual Tony Awards in New York. She will receive a National Medal of Arts from President Obama on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. Charles Sykes AP
In this June 8, 2014 file photo, actress Audra McDonald arrives at the 68th annual Tony Awards in New York. She will receive a National Medal of Arts from President Obama on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. Charles Sykes AP