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Lady Day, the renowned Broadway production that won Audra McDonald record breaking Tony Awards will now be presented in your town. The phenomenal artist, Audra McDonald will take the stage as Billie Holiday, a role that has earned her immense acclaim. Initially planned for limited engagement, the play's success and brilliant performance by McDonald has urged the production team to extend its run. Make the most of this opportunity and enjoy a quality show by getting your hands on Lady Day at Emerson's Bar Grill tickets.
As Audra McDonald steps into the shoes of the ravaged singer, Lady Day brings to light the highs and lows in Holiday's life. The plot of the play is based on her abusive affairs with men, a difficult relationship with her mother and her addiction problems. However, despite all these obstacles, Billie Holiday was able to leave behind a legacy of incredible songs that remain the highlight of the show. The Broadway production includes her hit numbers like "God Bless the Child", "Strange Fruit", "Taint Nobody's Biz-ness" and "What a Little Moon Can Do".
Set in 1959 in a club in Philadelphia, Lady Day opens with McDonald taking the stage as Billie Holiday. The six times Tony Award winning actress creates the same impact as Holiday, where there is complete silence in the arena and the audience listens to her in awe. Pouring her heart into every performance, McDonald's classically trained voice and sensitive musicianship do complete justice to Holiday's rich repertoire. She has truly given her best to this musical which has earned her with Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards in the category of "Best Actress". The musical itself has been rewarded with a Tony in the "Best Sound Design of a Play" category.
Previously as well Audra McDonald has received several Tony Awards for roles in "Master Class", "A Raisin in the Sun", "Carousel" and "The Gershwin's Porgy". Audra McDonald is known widely for her impeccable acting skills. She is also the winner of multiple Grammy Awards, having released over four solo albums on Nonesuch. She is known for her role as "Mother Abbess" in NBC's show, "The Sound of Music Live!" She also played "Dr. Naomi Bennett" on the hit show, "ABC's Private Practice" for over three seasons. And the list doesn't end here. She has bagged many Emmy nominations for shows like, "A Raisin in the Sun", "Wit" and for hosting "PBS's Live From Lincoln Center". The soprano has also earned a lot of acclaim for her performances in films such as "Best Thief in the World", "It Runs in the Family", "The Object and My Affection" and "She Got Problems".
The interesting tale of Lady Day is known for keeping the audience engaged till the end of the show. Outer Critics Circle Award winning writer, Lanie Robertson has penned the script and has done a splendid job in showing the many sides of Billie Holiday's personality. Robertson's other famous productions include "Bringing Mother Down", "Cannibal's Waltz" and "Nasty Little Secrets". He has also written the Diana Ross special "Red Hot 'n' Blue" for the television channel ABC as well as "Journey into Genius" which was aired on "American Playhouse" on PBS.
Lady Day has also earned a lot of popularity for being directed by the talented Lonny Price. Having done an impeccable job at this Broadway show, Price has also recently been in the news for New York Philharmonic's productions of "Sweeney Todd" and "Company", both of which had critics raving. Price has also earned an Emmy Award for the production "Sondheim: The Birthday Concert".
With such a talented and versatile creative team behind this production, no wonder it's such a huge hit. Hailed by Entertainment Weekly as "one of the best exquisite and haunting performances of the year", the musical will surely keep you all hooked. So if you want to see Audra McDonald amaze the crowd with her performance, get your hands on the Lady Day at Emerson's Bar Grill tickets now.