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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill at Trustus Theatre
This 90-minute long musical brings audiences into the room with jazz legend Billie Holiday as she performs one of her last concerts.
BY LANIE ROBERTSON
STARRING KATRINA GARVIN AS BILLIE HOLIDAY
DIRECTED BY JOCELYN SANDERS
The time is 1959, in a smoky 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 — including “What a Moonlight Can Do,” “Crazy He Calls Me,” “Easy Living,” Strange Fruit,” “Taint Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do,” and “God Bless the Child” — are interlaced with salty,
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