REVIEW: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Audra McDonald doesn’t just perform as Billie Holiday, she completely emmerses herself in the character in Lonny Price’s elegant but ultimately tragic production.  Billie Holiday is remembered for her distinctive voice as much as her troubled personal life and this engrossing and sophisticated production really brings out her personality and story in a stylish way.… Read More

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First Glimpse of… Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Wyndham’s Theatre

The first images of Broadway star Audra McDonald making her West End debut as Billie Holiday have been released as the production begins previews at the Wyndham’s Theatre.  Spend an intimate evening filled with some of the most inspiring and moving songs ever written and hear the personal stories of Holiday’s loves and losses through… Read More

NEWS: Audra McDonald to Star in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Producers of the postponed London run of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill have announced that the production will now take place this summer, starring Audra McDonald.  Opening for previews at the Wyndham’s theatre from the 17th June, Audra McDonald will make her West End debut portraying jazz singer Billie Holiday in Lady Day… Read More

NEWS: Audra McDonald to Return to London for Four Nights

It has been confirmed that six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will return to London’s Leicester Square Theatre for four special concerts in April.  From the 12th to the 15th April, the Broadway star will return to the Leicester Square Theatre, where her shows sold out last year, to perform and to talk about her… Read More

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill Performances Postponed

It has been announced that performances of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, due to run at the Wyndham’s Theatre have been postponed.  The news comes as the production’s star Audra McDonald has happily announced her pregnancy. Speaking from New York where she is currently starring in the Broadway production of Shuffle Along, Or The Making… Read More

Audra McDonald to Make West End Debut

Broadway actress Audra McDonald is to make her West End debut in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, which will run at Wyndham’s Theatre from the 25th June to the 3rd September.  Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill will star the Tony, Grammy and Emmy award winner as the legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday,… Read More