Tony winner Audra McDonald shines as Billie Holiday.. Featuring iconic songs like “God Bless the Child” and “Strange Fruit,” Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill is an all-access pass to Billie Holiday’s final concert. Running Time: 90 minutes, no intermission. The time is 1959. Watch full episodes of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill and get the latest breaking news, exclusive videos and pictures, episode recaps and much more at TVGuide.com The lively and impressive Fonseca Theater Company will present as its finale for their stellar season the play “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill,” opening March 13 th at the Linebacker Lounge on W Michigan Street. Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. This revival of the great Billie Holiday, who Frank Sinatra said was “the greatest single musical influence on me. Full Length Musical, Drama / 1f, 1m Lanie Robertson. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill,” starring Audra McDonald, takes place in the months before Billie Holiday died, set in a city that she had reason to loathe. BUY TICKETS. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given four months before her death. Previews begin November 29, 2020. Philadelphia, 1959. The HBO film of Audra McDonald's history-making performance as Billie Holiday in the Broadway hit Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill makes its premiere March 12 at 9 … Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill opened at the Circle in the Square Theatre April 13.Directed by Lonny Price, the play with music played 20 previews and … Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill By Lanie Robertson Starring Tracey Conyer Lee February 12,13,14,15 at 8pm The time is 1959. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given … Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar And Grill Jan 16 – Feb 16, 2020. Directed by Jeremy DeCarlos. Iconic songs like “God Bless the Child” and “Strange Fruit” are interlaced with salty, often humorous, reminiscences revealing a riveting portrait of the highs and lows of “Lady Day’s” tumultuous life. It’s 1959 and Billie Holiday is giving one of her last performances. We will be in touch with you regarding rescheduled performances once the new dates are confirmed. Photography by Tristram Kenton. Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (Original, Play, Play with music, Broadway) opened in New York City Apr 13, 2014 and played through Oct 5, 2014. With humor and hopefulness, the legendary singer takes us on a journey through the highs and lows of her tumultuous life, interspersed with exuberant renditions of her beloved repertoire. LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL. Tony winner Audra McDonald shines as Billie Holiday. Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill recounts Billie Holiday's life story through the songs that made her famous. 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