Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

by: Lanie Robertson

by: Lanie Robertson

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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

by: Lanie Robertson

by: Lanie Robertson

Overview

The 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.

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Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Time Period: 1950s

Authors

Lanie Robertson

Lanie Robertson writes about iconic artists and the societal issues they faced in Nasty Little Secrets, Alfred Stiegletz Loves O’Keeffe, and Woman Before a Glass. His plays have been produced internationally and at the Alley Theatre, Arena Stage, Delaware Theatre, Edinburgh Festival, Festival d’Avignon, George Street P ...

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