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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

In March 1959, four months before her passing, Billie Holiday gives an unforgettable performance at Emerson’s Bar & Grill in South Philadelphia. However, her songs are just one part of the show. In between renditions of some of her greatest hits, like “Strange Fruit” and “God Bless the Child,” Billie shares the triumphs and heartbreaks of a life and career like no other in this immersive cabaret experience that marks the directorial debut of Pulitzer nominated artist, Nikkole Salter. Content Transparency: This production contains depictions of drug and alcohol use, and references to sexual violence, racism, and racial violence including the use of racial slurs. This show runs approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes without intermission.

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1st Thursday

Sep 21, 2023 through Oct 05, 2023



Baltimore Center Stage - 700 North Calvert Stret, Baltimore, MD, 21202 700 North Calvert Stret Baltimore 21202 MD US

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