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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill is a play with music by Lanie Robertson, recounting some events in the life of Billie Holiday.
It is 1959, in a small, intimate bar in Philadelphia. Billie Holiday puts on a show that unbeknownst to the audience, will leave them witnesses to one of the last performances of her lifetime. Through her poignant voice and moving songs, one of the greatest jazz singers of all-time shares her loves and her losses.
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill premiered at the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia, in 1986, with direction by Woodie King, Jr. and Reenie Upchurch as Billie Holiday. Buy tickets now it now for Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill at the Wyndhams Theatre in London!
“One of the most exquisite & haunting performances of the year!” - Entertainment Weekly
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★★★★★ ‘Audra McDonald is spellbinding as Billie Holiday. It’s the real deal. Get a ticket.’ - The Times
★★★★★ ‘Awesome, astonishing and sensational’ Mail on Sunday
★★★★★ ‘The most daring and accomplished performance of the year’ - Sunday Express
‘A powerhouse performance’ Evening Standard
‘Utterly intoxicating.’ The Telegraph
‘Absolutely astonishing.’ The I Newspaper
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