The Armory
128 NW Eleventh Ave, Portland, OR 97209 · 503-445-3700 ·
The Armory

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

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

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. “Deidrie Henry as Billie Holiday is, in a word, sublime.” -BroadwayWorld

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Run Time:
Approximately 90 minutes, no intermission.

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

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

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

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