McDonald Celebrating New Year Engagement

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January 4, 2012 | 4:10am EST

Actress Audra Mcdonald is engaged to marry Broadway actor Will Swenson.
The Private Practise star divorced her first husband, bassist Peter Donovan, in 2009 before starting up a relationship with Swenson.

Now the couple is celebrating after becoming engaged on New Year’s Day.

In a series of posts on, McDonald writes, “Best New Year’s Day ever. Ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever. Thanks 4 (for) all of the sweet congrats (sic) on our engagement. We’re super happy and excited.”

McDonald’s showbiz pals are already congratulating her on the happy news.

In a tweet, country singer Chely Wright states, “Wow, super duper excited for you!”