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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

2nd Stage

 

By Lanie Robertson

February 24-26, March 2-5, 10-12, 2017

Spend an evening with legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday, onstage in a Philadelphia nightclub in 1959, for one of the last performances of her life. Billie’s indomitable spirit and sass shine through her torrid stories of addiction, abuse and racism. Featuring more than a dozen of her most popular songs in a hauntingly beautiful and intimate musical theatre experience that captures the essence of ‘Lady Day’ and her music. 

On Stage Seating Available!  See below.

Rated M Running time: estimated 90 min with no intermission

LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL is presented with permission from Samuel French, Inc.

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Ticket Info

All Performances $20 ea

All seats reserved | No refunds/exchanges on individual tickets [Ticket Policy]

DISCOUNTS   |   GROUP TICKETS    |   ACCESSIBILITY

Lady Day On Stage Seating ~ Buy Tickets Now

Take your seat at a table on stage for an unforgettable and intimate musical theatre experience. No one sings like Lady Day, and you've got the best seat in the house. Three tables with seating for two are available. Individual tickets are $30 each. Beverages and snacks provided. Period attire is optional. Details will be sent following purchase. Note: Lady Day will have a small dog on a leash and will be smoking nonherbal cigarettes. Call 248.541.6430 for more information.

Fri, February 24 @ 8 pm Buy Tickets
Sat, February 25 @ 8 pm Buy Tickets
Sun, February 26 @ 2 pm Buy Tickets
Thu, March 2 @ 8 pm Buy Tickets
Fri, March 3 @ 8 pm Buy Tickets
Sat, March 4 @ 8 pm Buy Tickets
Sun, March 5 @ 2 pm Buy Tickets
Fri, March 10 @ 8 pm Buy Tickets
Sat, March 11 @ 2 pm Buy Tickets
Sat, March 11 @ 8 pm Buy Tickets
Sun, March 12 @ 2 pm Buy Tickets

Special Events

Pay-What-You-Can Night: Thursday, February 23 @ 8 pm

Half-Price Student Night: Thursday, March 2 with valid student ID - $10

Talk Back Session: Sunday, March 5 - immediately following the show, featuring the cast members and the director Jeffery Nelson - discussing the historical journey of doing this one woman show in community theatre, who Billie Holiday really was, and her relevancy to our generation

Cast

Anita Newby

Curtis Rowe III

Lady Day

Jimmie Powers

Crew

Jeffery Nelson

Shari Morgan

Director

Producer

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