Discover Jazz Festival: LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
by Lanie Robertson, and directed by Jarvis Antonio Green
Thursday, June 7 at 7:30pm
Friday, June 8 at 7:30pm
Saturday, June 9 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, June 10 at 4pm
Winner! 2017 NETC Regional Theatre Award for Outstanding Achievement in the American Theatre
It’s 1959 and jazz legend Billie Holiday is playing a seedy bar in Philadelphia. It will be one of her last performances. As she shares stories about her stormy personal life, her battle with addiction and her ground-breaking vocal style, she also, of course, sings. Featuring a sensational score, including God Bless The Child, What a Little Moonlight Can Do, and Strange Fruit, this haunting play with captivating insights of the life of one of the greatest jazz singers of all time, is not to be missed.
This production contains language that may not be suitable for children under 16.