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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The first play in the 2019/20 season entitled “Women of Influence: Their Power, Passion, and Pitfalls” at The Human Race Theatre Company.

In 1959, Billie Holiday, or “Lady Day” as she was called, performed one of her final shows in a run-down bar in South Philly. In Lanie Robertson’s award-winning play, Holiday engages the audience with salty, often humorous reminiscences of her troubled life as a travelling performer in the segregated south. With the help of her piano man, Jimmy Powers, she lets music tell her story, sharing soulful and heart-wrenching songs from her memorable canon including: “Strange Fruit”, “God Bless the Child”, “When a Woman Loves a Man”, and “Taint Nobody’s Business If I Do”.

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Date:
September 15
Times:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Website:
http://humanracetheatre.org/

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The Human Race Theatre Company
126 N Main St. Suite 300
Dayton, OH 45402 United States
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