The long-awaited West End debut of six-time Tony Award-winner, Broadway and screen star Audra McDonald sees her portrayal of legendary jazz icon Billie Holiday, reliving her loves, losses and extraordinary life.
Written by Lanie Robertson and directed by Lonny Price, this magnificent production transports audiences to an intimate bar in 1959 Philadelphia, where Holiday is giving one of the final – and, in keeping, unbridled – performances of a turbulent but tremendous career.
Through some of the most moving, inspiring and memorable songs ever written, the highs and lows of Holiday’s unparalleled career are brought to the fore, with a remarkable score including God Bless The Child, Strange Fruit and What A Little Moonlight Can Do.
A hugely revered and highly acclaimed hit on Broadway, and featuring a Best Actress Tony Award-winning performance as Holiday by McDonald, this transfer of Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grill brings with it a prestigious reputation for a strictly limited season
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