2021-22 Season

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

by Lainie Robertson

Farmers Alley Theatre is honored to once again partner with the Gilmore Piano Festival for a moving production about the last days of Billie Holiday – LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL, running concurrently with the festival April 29th thru May 15thThe time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given four months before her death. More than a dozen musical numbers are interlaced with salty, often humorous reminiscences to project a riveting portrait of the lady and her music.  Directed by Shanisia Davis and starring Alexis J Roston as Lady Day.

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Apr
29
A
May
15
Tickets

Creative

Directed by Shanesia Davis

Music Direction by Abdul Hamid Royal

Cast

Billie Holiday Alexis J Roston