Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar And Grill

Jan 16Feb 16, 2020
ByLanie Robertson
Directed byJeremy DeCarlos

Philadelphia, 1959. Billie Holiday is giving one of her last performances, a riveting portrait of the lady and her music mere months before her death.

RUNNING TIME: 90 minutes, no intermission

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Billie Holiday sings again in Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte Production
-The Charlotte Post

Life and music of Billie Holiday revived in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill”
-Q City Metro

“Janeta Jackson has now fast-tracked her career.”
-The Charlotte Observer

Seating Chart


Production Photos by Fenix Fotography


Janeta Jackson as Billie Holiday

Willis Hickerson as Jimmy Powers


Production Team

DirectorJeremy DeCarlos
Music Director/Jimmy PowersWillis Hickerson
Stage ManagerKathryn Harding
Scenic DesignerChip Decker
Technical Director/Lighting Designer/Sound EngineerEvan Kinsley
Production Mgr/Props & Costumes DesignerCarrie Cranford

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