Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill
The time is 1959. The place: the seedy bar Emerson’s Bar and Grill in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given four months before her death. Join IIT for this intimate and riveting look into the life and trials of a musical icon at the historic Palace Theatre at Pioneer Park. LaQuita Dean stars as the one and only Billie Holiday and Rick Walburn as her pianist, Jimmy Powers. Showtimes Friday January 17, 2020 7:30PM Saturday January 18, 2020 7:30PM Sunday January 19, 2020 2PM Friday January 24, 2020 7:30PM Saturday January 25, 2020 7:30PM Sunday January 26, 2020 2PM 21+ due to show content and open bar. House and bar service opens Fridays & Saturdays at 6:30PM Sundays at 1:00PM Seating is limited.