Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

Filmed before a live audience at Cafe Brasil in New Orleans, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill features six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald in her history-making, tour de force performance as the jazz icon. Originally written for off-Broadway by Lanie Roberston in 1987, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill tells Holiday's life story through the songs that made her famous, including "God Bless the Child," "What a Little Moonlight Can Do," "Strange Fruit" and "Taint Nobody's Biz-ness."
Filmed before a live audience at Cafe Brasil in New Orleans, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill features six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald in her history-making, tour de force performance as the jazz icon. Originally written for off-Broadway by Lanie Roberston in 1987, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill tells Holiday's life story through the songs that made her famous, including "God Bless the Child," "What a Little Moonlight Can Do," "Strange Fruit" and "Taint Nobody's Biz-ness."

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Adaptation of the 2014 Broadway hit that won Audra McDonald her sixth Tony Award for her portrayal of Billie Holiday, who, in a haunting 1959 performance in Philadelphia shortly before she died, shares her life story and sings some of her signature tunes, including "God Bless the Child," "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" and "Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do."

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Adaptation of the 2014 Broadway hit that won Audra McDonald her sixth Tony Award for her portrayal of Billie Holiday, who, in a haunting 1959 performance in Philadelphia shortly before she died, shares her life story and sings some of her signature tunes, including "God Bless the Child," "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" and "Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do."
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