Broadway star Audra McDonald gives birth to baby daughter

Staff Writer
Columbus Monthly

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway stars Audra McDonald and Will Swenson have announced the birth of their baby girl, saying, "Our hearts are bursting."

McDonald, 46, and Swenson, 43, were married in October 2012; this is their first child together. The baby, born Wednesday night, is named Sally James McDonald-Swenson.

McDonald, a six-time Tony-winner, posted a photo of the baby's feet on Twitter. She also has a daughter. Swenson is the father to two sons from previous marriages.

Swenson's credits include "Disaster!" and "Les Miserables." McDonald's credits include "Shuffle Along" and "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill."