Audra McDonald (Autumn de Wilde)
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The play opens April 13, 2014 http://www.playbill.com/news/article/189160-Audra-McDonald-Is-Billie-Holiday-in-Lady-Day-at-Emersons-Bar-and-Grill-Beginning-March-25
25 Mar 2014
Directed by Tony Award nominee Lonny Price (110 in the Shade, Sweeney Todd, Company), Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill will officially open April 13. The Broadway production is a limited, 10-week engagement.
The 1959-set play, which centers on one of Holiday's final public appearances, takes place in Philadelphia four months before the singer's death. The 90-minute show includes such songs as "God Bless the Child," "Strange Fruit," "What a Little Moonlight Can Do," "When a Woman Loves a Man," "Foolin' Myself," "Don't Explain," "Somebody's On My Mind," "Taint Nobody's Bizness," "Baby Doll" and more.