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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill - Broadway

Audra McDonald stars as Billie Holiday in this one-woman bio-play.

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What a Little Moolah Can Do! Lady Day, Starring Tony Winner Audra McDonald, Recoups On Broadway

What a Little Moolah Can Do! Lady Day, Starring Tony Winner Audra McDonald, Recoups On Broadway

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, starring Audra McDonald, has recouped its initial capitalization of $2.6 million. The play with music is now in profits, after having begun performances on March 25 at Circle in the Square Theatre earlier this year. The production officially opened on April 13 and McDonald picked up her sixth Tony for her performance ...

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Watch Lady Day Star Audra McDonald Open Up About Picking Up Billie Holiday's Habits & Her Troubled Past

Watch Lady Day Star Audra McDonald Open Up About Picking Up Billie Holiday's Habits & Her Troubled Past

It looks like someone needs to put a quarter in the swear jar over at Eggfartopia. In an interview with ABC News’ Popcorn with Peter Travers, six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald revealed that she’s begun to pick up some of Billie Holiday’s habits after appearing as the legendary jazz singer in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and ...

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Odds & Ends: Shia LaBoeuf's Day in Court, Audra McDonald's Number One & More

Odds & Ends: Shia LaBoeuf's Day in Court, Audra McDonald's Number One & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Shia LaBoeuf's Day in Court
Shia LaBoeuf’s lawyers are negotiating with prosecutors for a plea deal after his recent eventful night out at Broadway’s Cabaret. According to The Wrap, LaBeouf briefly attended Manhattan's Midtown Community Court on July 24 to face a number of ...

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Want to Know How to Become President? Lady Day Star Audra McDonald Has the Answer

Want to Know How to Become President? Lady Day Star Audra McDonald Has the Answer

Hallelujah! Lady Day star Audra McDonald is back doing her hilarious lounge-singer-with-all-the-answers bit on The Tonight Show. This time Jimmy Fallon got a little help from the charming Josh Charles in asking McDonald nutty questions. And once again McDonald sang Yahoo Answers with a straight face. So. Damn. Funny. If you'd like to know how to be the life ...

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Jazz Musician Corky Hale, Mike Stoller & Melissa Errico Pay Audra McDonald a Visit at Lady Day!

Jazz Musician Corky Hale, Mike Stoller & Melissa Errico Pay Audra McDonald a Visit at Lady Day!

Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald sure knows how to entertain backstage at Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill. Jazz musician Corky Hale (who was Billie Holiday's accompanist early in her career), rock 'n' roll songwriting great Mike Stoller and fellow soprano Melissa Errico, who will appear alongside McDonald's hubby Will Swenson in the upcoming tuner Bull ...

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Lady Day, Starring Tony Winner Audra McDonald, Extends Once Again on Broadway

Lady Day, Starring Tony Winner Audra McDonald, Extends Once Again on Broadway

Good news if you're worried that you may miss Audra McDonald's Tony-winning performance as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & GrillThe new production has extended its limited Broadway run once again, and will now play through September 21 at Circle in the Square Theatre. The play with music, starring the six-time Tony winner, officially ...

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Lady Day Star Audra McDonald & Her Furry Co-Star Roxie Celebrate 100 Performances on Broadway

Lady Day Star Audra McDonald & Her Furry Co-Star Roxie Celebrate 100 Performances on Broadway
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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill star Audra McDonald has officially played jazz legend Billie Holiday 100 times on Broadway! Click to celebrate (and eat some delicious cake) with the six-time Tony Award winner on July 2, 2014.

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Watch Lady Day Tony Winner Audra McDonald Talk Passing Out On Stage & Finding Billie's Voice

Watch Lady Day Tony Winner Audra McDonald Talk Passing Out On Stage & Finding Billie's Voice

Audra McDonald stopped by The Late Show on June 11 to chat with host David Letterman about everything from her Tony-winning turn as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill to passing out on stage. Wait, what? Turns out the six-time Tony winner didn’t always tread the boards so sure-footedly, although she's "fortunately gotten ...

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Lady Day, Starring Tony Winner Audra McDonald, Extends on Broadway

Lady Day, Starring Tony Winner Audra McDonald, Extends on Broadway

You've now got even longer to see Audra McDonald's Tony-winning performance as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill. The new production has once again extended its limited Broadway run, and will now play through August 31 at Circle in the Square Theatre. The play with music, starring the six-time Tony winner, officially opened on ...

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SIX-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald Makes History (in Two Ways) with Lady Day Win

SIX-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald Makes History (in Two Ways) with Lady Day Win

Five-time Tony winner no more! Audra McDonald made history tonight in two ways when she took home her sixth Tony Award for her performance as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill. Not only has she become the first person to win in all four performance categories, but she has also broken the record for the most ...

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