Harper stars as Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill" and tours to Belize, Honduras and Haiti
Francesca revives the role of Billie Holiday (nominated for Best Actress in a Musical on Broadway World) in JAG's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill!
JAG productions’ Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, a haunting play with captivating insights of the life of one of the greatest jazz singers of all time, will be featured amongst the many brilliant performances that Capital Jazz Fest has selected for its full-ship music festival at sea, a cruise that will depart from Florida to visit Haiti, Honduras, Belize and Mexico starting January 17, 2019 on Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas cruise ship.
It’s 1959 and jazz legend Billie Holiday is playing a seedy bar in Philadelphia. It will be one of her last performances. As she shares stories about her stormy personal life, her battle with addiction and her ground-breaking vocal style, she also, of course, sings.
Featuring a sensational score, including “God Bless The Child”, “What a Little Moonlight Can Do” and “Strange Fruit”, this haunting play with captivating insights of the life of one of the greatest jazz singers of all time, is not to be missed.