Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill recounts Billie Holiday's life story through the songs that made her famous. 1959, in a small, intimate bar in Philadelphia, Holiday puts on a show that unbeknownst to the audience, will leave them witnesses to one of the last performances of her lifetime. Through her poignant voice and moving songs, one of the greatest jazz singers of all-time shares her loves and her losses.
One of most exquisite & haunting performances of the year!Review by Thom Geier from Entertainment Weekly
Audra McDonald delivers one of the greatest performances I ever hope to see.Review by Jesse Green from New York Magazine