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LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL

Now showing, Closes 9 Sep 2017

Tony Winner

Tony Winner

"McDonald's vibrant presence fuses with Holiday's baleful essence to communicate the cracked majesty of an artist in decline"

The Arts Desk

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Lady Day visits London for 12 weeks only!

Audra McDonald finally brings her stunning performance as Billie Holiday to London after the 2016 production was delayed due to Ms. McDonald's pregnacy. This Tony-winning production looks back on the First Lady of Jazz's life, with the story of her life told through the music and songs she created. Set inside a smokey Philadelphia nightclub in the late 1950s, the musical recreates one of Ms. Holiday's last ever performances - occurring just four months before her untimely death.

Fans of the blues singer will be delighted to hear Ms. McDonald, now a six-time Tony Award-winning actress, perform some of Billie Holiday's classic hits - including Strange Fruit, When a Woman Loves a Man, and God Bless the Child. Her sensational performance won her the 2014 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Play, making her the only person in Tony history to win an award in four different acting categories.

Additional Information

Dates

Opening night: 26 June 2017

Booking through until: 9 September 2017

Audience

Suitable for audiences of all ages

Run time

TBA

Show times

 MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
 Matinee--14:45--14:45-
 Evening19:4519:4519:4519:4519:4519:45-

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