Connect With Us Connect With Us Newsletter Connect with us
 

‘Lady Day’ Extends on Broadway

There is now more time to catch Audra McDonald‘s Tony winning performance as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill on Broadway. The show, previously slated to close on August 10, will now run until August 31.

Audra McDonald stars in ‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill’ (Photo: Evgenia Eliseeva)

Audra McDonald stars in ‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill’ (Photo: Evgenia Eliseeva)

McDonald picked up a record sixth Tony on Sunday for her starring role. The show, set in a fictitious Philadelphia club in 1959, is the recreation of one of Holiday’s last performances. McDonald channels the singer, telling tragic tales of abuse and racism while also weaving in some of Holiday’s classic songs such as “God Bless the Child,” “Strange Fruit” and “What a Little Moonlight Can Do.”

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill  is now playing at the Circle in the Square Theatre. Get tickets!

Popular Buys

Popular Reads

  • Matthew Broderick stars in It's Only a Play on Broadway

    10 Broadway Shows You Must See in 2015

    Read More
  • Penthouse 808

    8 Rooftop Restaurants with Awe-Inspiring Views

    Read More
  • To-Do List for the Newbie, Experienced and Pro

    The Ultimate NYC To-Do List for the Newbie, Experienced and Pro

    Read More
  • Hotels for Families in NYC

    10 Top Family-Friendly Hotels in NYC

    Read More
  • View from Top of the Rock

    10 Spots in NYC for the Ultimate Skyline Views

    Read More