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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.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Oct. 5, 2014.

About the Show

Previews: Mar 25, 2014 • Opening: Apr 13, 2014 • Closing: Oct 5, 2014

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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.

Broadway Musicals Plays Drama 2014 Tony Winners

"One of most exquisite & haunting performances of the year!"

Entertainment Weekly

Thom Geier

"Audra McDonald delivers one of the greatest performances I ever hope to see."

New York Magazine

Jesse Green

Venue

Circle In The Square Theatre
235 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10019
Hearing Assistance
Available, including loop technology. Reservations are not necessary, but arrive early. Drivers license/ID with printed address required.
Wheelchair Access
Theater is wheelchair accessible. Not all sections of the theater are wheelchair accessible.
Elevators and Escalators
There is an escalator or steps from the street level to the Orchestra level. Escort to an accessible elevator is available (see staff.)
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