Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar and Grill

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Tracey Conyer Lee
is Billie Holiday
Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar and Grill

Written by Lanie Robertson
Directed by Stephen Nachamie
Runs: July 25 – August 22
Wednesdays-Mondays, 8pm

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“Audra McDonald…established authenticity within the first few low, purred notes. So does Lee” Boston Globe

“Tracey Conyer Lee nails the role of Billie Holiday” Provincetown Banner

“one of the most powerful finales I’ve ever seen on the stage, sending chills up your spine as you start to grapple with the magnitude of the story you’ve just witnessed.” Provincetown Magazine

“ironic humor…. stamped with melancholy and longing… a powerful performance” Cape Cod Times

The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given just four months before her death. An intimate portrait of one of our greatest musical treasures, Lady Day…blends Billie Holiday’s greatest musical hits with candid reminiscences of her life’s struggles and triumphs.
Playmaker Talkback: August 6

Holiday’s story as powerful as her voice (Cape Cod Times review)
Review: Provincetown Magazine
Exquisite production of ‘Lady Day’ brings back Billie to Wellfleet (Provincetown Banner)
Review: Boston Globe
The sun rises once again on ‘Lady Day’ in Wellfleet (Barnstable Patriot Review)

Opening Night Reception graciously provided by PEARL Restaurant & Bar

Listen to Stephen Nachamie discuss Billie Holiday and Lady Day with Jeannette de Beauvoir on WOMR (starts at 6:15):

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