September 18, 2014

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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill at Circle in the Square Theatre
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Circle in the Square Theatre

Six-time Tony Award-winning actress Audra McDonald is Billie Holiday. Set in a bar in Philadelphia, the piece recounts Holiday's life story through the songs that made her famous, as she puts on a show that, unbeknownst to the audience, is one of her last.

*The show will be dark from September 1-7.

The show recreates a night in 1959 when legendary blues singer Billie Holiday performed her classic hits in a smoky nightclub. Includes the songs "God Bless the Child" and "Strange Fruit."

Show Dates:
Performances from 25 Mar 2014
Opening 13 Apr 2014
Closing 05 Oct 2014

Performance Schedule:

Tuesday - Saturday @8pm
Saturday @2pm, Sunday @3pm

Beginning Week of September 8: Tuesday - Saturday @8pm
Wednesday and Saturday @2pm
Sunday @3pm

Box office hours: Monday, 10am - 6pm; Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 8pm; Sunday, noon - 6pm
Pricing: $97 - $250

Telecharge (212) 239-6200
Outside New York: (800) 432-7250
Show Run Time:
Ninety minutes, with no intermission.

Theatre Information:
Circle in the Square Theatre
235 W. 50th Street
New York, New York 10019
United States

Public Transportation:

Take the N,R,W to 49th St.
Take the 1 to 50th St., walk North to 51st St. and West to the theatre
Take the C,E to 50th St., walk North to 51st St. and East to the theatre


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1633 Broadway
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New York, NY 10019

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Production Credits:
Lonny Price (Direction)
James Noone (Scenic Design)
Esosa (Costume Design)
Robert Wierzel (Lighting Design)
Steve Canyon Kennedy (Sound Design)
Michael Kely (Music Coordinator)
Tim Weil (Musical Arrangements/Orchestrations)

Other Credits:
Written by: Lanie Robertson

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