Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar And Grill (Photos)
Five time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald has returned to Broadway this season in a last-minute announced production of Lady Day Emerson’s Bar And Grill. Lady Day, written by Lanie Robertson, tells the story of Billie Holiday at one of her final public appearances. The play is set in Philadelphia in 1959 just four months before Holiday’s death. The production includes iconic Holiday songs such as “God Bless the Child,” “What a Little Moonlight Can Do,” “When a Woman Loves a Man,” “Foolin’ Myself,” “”Somebody’s On My Mind,” “Taint Nobody’s Bizness,” “Baby Doll” and much more. Today, Luner on Theatre brings you a first look at Audra McDonald in Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar And Grill on Broadway!
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill is officially open on Broadway! Despite being one of the latest productions announced for the spring 2014 season, Lady Day began previews March 25th and officially opened April 13th, 2014 at Circle In The Square Theatre. The show is a limited engagement of ten weeks only! Lady Day is directed by Tony Award nominee Lonny Price. Thank you to Evgenia Eliseeva for the photos used in this blog post. For more information, visit Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar and Grill on Broadway’s Official Website. Be sure to check Luner on Theatre on Facebook and Follow Us on Twitter as well! We are constantly updating these pages with information! And of course, check out the rest of Luner on Theatre for all your theatre news you don’t only need but want to know and so much more!