Audra McDonald Back on Broadway as Billie Holliday


Here is the poster for a newly announced show on Broadway. Five-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald will play Billie Holiday, for a 10-week limited engagement, in Lanie Robertson’s Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, directed by Lonnie Price. Previews begin March 25 at Circle in the Square, with an opening set for April 13, 2014.
The songs McDonald will sing include: “God Bless the Child,” “What a Little Moonlight Can Do,” “Strange Fruit” and “Taint Nobody’s Biz-ness.”

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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