Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

LOS ANGELES, CA – Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT) presents tonight’s opening of The International City Theatre Production of LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL by Lanie Robertson. Director and actor Wren T. Brown, who serves as ERT’s Producing Artistic Director directs his first ERT production for the Los Angeles award-winning theatre company. This drama with music examines and explores the life of the legendary Billie Holiday during one of her final performances in Philadelphia, in March 1959, four months shy of her death, at the age of 44. Karole Foreman (Fences at International City Theatre) stars in the title role along with music director Stephan Terry (NAACP Award-winner for Recorded in Hollywood at the Kirk Douglas Theatre).

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