Award-winning actress stops by Charlottesville bakery

Published: May. 18, 2023 at 3:01 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Charlottesville’s MariBette Café & Bakery got a sweet surprise early Thursday, May 18.

Tony Award winning actress Audra McDonald stopped by the bakery.

McDonald performed at the Paramount Theater last night, and asked the audience for a recommendation on which bakery she should visit.

Co-owner Jason Becton says he has been a fan of McDonald for years.

“It was like meeting a hero. It was really pretty amazing,” Becton said. “She was just wonderful and gracious and I was really lucky.”

Post from MarieBette Café & Bakery on Facebook.
Post from MarieBette Café & Bakery on Facebook.(Facebook)

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