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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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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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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Starring Tony Nominee Audra McDonald, Will Release Live Cast Recording

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Starring Tony Nominee Audra McDonald, Will Release Live Cast Recording

From a Philly bar to your own living room! PS Classics will record a live performance of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, starring five-time Tony winner Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday, during the week ending May 31. The two-disc set will be released on July 15.

Directed by Lonny Price, the play by Lanie Robertson tells the ...

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From Audra to Billie: Watch Lady Day Tony Nominee Audra McDonald Sing 'God Bless the Child'

From Audra to Billie: Watch Lady Day Tony Nominee Audra McDonald Sing 'God Bless the Child'

Even a Billie Holiday hologram wouldn't be as convicing as the five-time Tony winner's performance. Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill star Audra McDonald stopped by The View to perform a number as the jazz legend. Watch as McDonald, who is nominated for a Tony for her role in the play, takes the studio audience back ...

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Five Awesome Things We Learned About ‘Eggfartopia,’ Audra McDonald & Will Swenson’s Country House

Five Awesome Things We Learned About ‘Eggfartopia,’ Audra McDonald & Will Swenson’s Country House

Welcome to Eggfartopia, the eight-acre stretch of land in Westchester, New York, that Lady Day headliner Audra McDonald and Les Miz star Will Swenson call home. Although we can’t figure out why they actually call it Eggfartopia (Audra? Will? Help us out?), they revealed some very cute things about their house, their relationship and their daily lives in The ...

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Oprah Winfrey, Cynthia Nixon & More Celebs See Audra McDonald Sing the Blues in Lady Day

Oprah Winfrey, Cynthia Nixon & More Celebs See Audra McDonald Sing the Blues in Lady Day
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Five-time Tony winner Audra McDonald had some very special guests come to visit Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill: Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey, her BFF Gayle King, Cynthia Nixon and her wife Christine Marioni, and designer Carmen Marc Valvo and his partner Christian Knaust. Click for photos!

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