Acclaimed Award-Winning Performer Audra McDonald As 2024 Tournament Of Roses Grand Marshal
December 7, 2023
Audra McDonald was announced as the 2024 Grand Marshal by the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® President Alex Aghajanian. As the embodiment of the theme "Celebrating a World of Music," Audra McDonald stands as a testament to the global resonance of melodies. Her illustrious career in theater, music and television is a harmonious tribute to the universal language that unites cultures worldwide.
The announcement was a celebratory event, just 30 days before the 135th Rose Parade® presented by Honda, attended by Tournament Members, local public figures and community members. Audra made the ceremonial walk down the front steps of Tournament House to the song "On Broadway" and enthusiastic applause.
Audra will ride in the 135th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and join in the pre-game celebration of the CFP Semifinal at the 110th Rose Bowl Game® presented by Prudential, both are held on January 1, 2024.