2019-20 Season

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

written by Lanie Robertson

After three successful collaborations with the Gilmore Keyboard Festival (Old Wicked Songs, Murder for Two, Liberace!), Farmers Alley Theatre is once again proud to partner with the Gilmore to tell the story of the famed American jazz singer, Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill.  Set in a seedy Philadelphia bar four months before her death, be a part of the audience as more than a dozen musical numbers are interlaced with salty, often humorous reminiscences to project a riveting portrait of the Billie Holiday and her music.

221 Farmers Alley

Apr
24
A
May
10

Creative

Director Shanesia Davis

Music Director Abdul Hamid*

Cast

Billie Holiday Alexis J Roston

Jimmy Powers Abdul Hamid Royal