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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and GrillThis drama with music examines and explores the life of the legendary Billie Holiday during one of her final performances in Philadelphia, in March 1959, four months shy of her death, at the age of 44. Karole Foreman (Fences at International City Theatre) will star in the title role along with music director Stephan Terry (NAACP Award-winner for Recorded in Hollywood at the Kirk Douglas Theatre).

February 6 - March 1, 2020

Ebony Repertory Theatre
Presents
The International City Theatre Production of
LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL
By Lanie Robertson
Directed by Wren T. Brown
Music Direction by Stephan Terry

TICKETS ($25 - $50):  http://www.itsmyseat.com/ERT/

This drama with music examines and explores the life of the legendary Billie Holiday during one of her final performances in Philadelphia, in March 1959, four months shy of her death, at the age of 44. Karole Foreman (Fences at International City Theatre) will star in the title role along with music director Stephan Terry (NAACP Award-winner for Recorded in Hollywood at the Kirk Douglas Theatre).

LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL will feature 14 of Billie Holiday’s hits including “When A Woman Loves A Man,” “God Bless the Child,” “What a Little Moonlight Can Do,” “Easy Livin’,” “Strange Fruit,” among others.

The creative team for LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL includes set designer Edward E. Haynes, costume designer Kim DeShazo, lighting designer Donna Ruzika, sound designer Corwin Evans, prop designers Patty and Gordon Briles, and hair and wig designer Anthony Gagliardi. Casting is by Michael Donovan.

Ebony Repertory Theatre’s presentation of LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL was previously produced by International City Theatre in Long Beach, October 16 through November 3, 2019. The production starred Karole Foreman with music direction by Stephan Terry and was directed by Wren T. Brown.

LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL had its world premiere in 1986 at Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre. It has been produced Off-Broadway, on Broadway, in London’s West End, and in other notable theatres around the world.

The running time for LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL is 1 hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission.

For more information, please email info@ebonyrep.org or call 323-964-9766.

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Nate Holden Performing Arts Center
4718 West Washington Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90016

Presenter / Producer: Ebony Repertory Theatre

Listed Categories
Theater > Drama
Theater > Musicals


Event Phone: 323-964-9766

Venue
Nate Holden Performing Arts Center
4718 West Washington Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90016

Regions:
LA - Central / Downtown


Performance Dates: 2/6/2020 - 3/1/2020
Thursday, 02/06/2020
Friday, 02/07/2020
Saturday, 02/08/2020
Sunday, 02/09/2020
Friday, 02/14/2020
Saturday, 02/15/2020
Sunday, 02/16/2020
Friday, 02/21/2020
Saturday, 02/22/2020
Sunday, 02/23/2020
Friday, 02/28/2020
Saturday, 02/29/2020
Sunday, 03/01/2020

Performance Times
Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Friday, February 7, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Friday, February 21, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Friday, February 28, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Sunday, Mar 1, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Ticket Information:
TICKETS ($25 - $50):  http://www.itsmyseat.com/ERT/

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