Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

May 26 — July 1, 2018
On the U.S. Bank Main Stage

Previews are May 26-31 | Opening night June 1
By Lanie Robertson
Directed by Bill Fennelly

Featuring iconic songs like “God Bless the Child” and “Strange Fruit,” Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill is an all-access pass to Billie Holiday’s final concert. With humor and hopefulness, the legendary singer takes us on a journey through the highs and lows of her tumultuous life, interspersed with exuberant renditions of her beloved repertoire.

Run Time:
Approximately 90 minutes, no intermission.

Recommended for ages 16 and up. Contains adult situations and explicit language. The actor in this production will be using tobacco-free herbal cigarettes. Children under 6 are not permitted at any production at The Armory.

Performance Times

Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday at 7:30 p.m.*
Matinees: Saturday and Sundays at 2 p.m.,
Thursdays at noon*

*Note: These are general performance times. Certain productions may have exceptions. View the season calendar for more information.

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May 26 – Jul 1

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