Lady Day At Emerson's Bar & Grill

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Adaptation of the 2014 Broadway hit that won Audra McDonald her sixth Tony Award for her portrayal of Billie Holiday, who, in a haunting 1959 performance in Philadelphia shortly before she died, shares her life story and sings some of her signature tunes, including "God Bless the Child," "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" and "Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do."

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Audra McDonald
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  • Despite the faults of the text, the central performance provides a heartbreaking, multifaceted portrayal of a black female artist yearning for respect, haunted by past mistakes, and tormented by addiction.

    Mar 14, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…

    Oliver Sava

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