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Subject: Re: Audra McDonald on Colbert Report
From: Hermine Stover <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Hermine Stover <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 1 May 2014 14:13:22 -0700

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At 01:00 PM 5/1/2014, Matt Carver wrote:
>Audra McDonald is the most accomplished stage actress of our 
>time.  Nearly everyone who has seen her in LADY DAY says they are
>amazed by, not only how she sounds exactly like Billie Holiday, but 
>how she's got the inflections, attitude, and movements exactly
>right.   Close your eyes and you feel you're at a Billie Holiday concert.

I agree that she has the mannerisms VERY CLOSE, tho not as close as 
Andy Kauffman being ELVIS. If I close my ears I might think I was at 
a Billie concert. Except for how ROBUST and healthy and non stoned she looks.


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