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Februar 2022 # Billies´s Story # Music in her Voice # Award-winning vienna theatre project presents Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill by Lanie Robertson

Februar 2022 # Billies´s Story # Music in her Voice # Award-winning vienna theatre project presents Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill by Lanie Robertson
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Ausgewählte Abendvorstellung ab dem 15. Lebensjahr
Mögliche Termine: 14. – 26. Februar 2022,Di-Sa um 19.30 Uhr

vienna theatre project presents this phenomenal, award-winning Broadway and West End hit. Through a series of iconic songs and storytelling, we capture the brilliant singer Billie Holiday as a simultaneously strong and desperate figure who finds some solace in her songs, but more in her own personal “moonlight” of drugs, booze and memories. This moving piece is far from a simple songbook, it is a powerful struggle.
Book a seat at the venue. The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given four months before her death. More than a dozen musical numbers are interlaced with salty, often humorous reminiscences to project a riveting portrait of the lady and her music.

Earthy and seemingly honest … close your eyes and Lady Day is back. Associated press

Along with salty humor, joy, bitterness and plummeting despair, that sense of suffering as a constant companion permeates and elevates Lanie Robertson's slender yet affecting bio-play. Hollywood Reporter

Stage Director: Joanna Godwin-Seidl
Music Director: Fagner Wesley

Performance licence: Gersh Agency

Information und Anmeldung: kathrin.kukelka-lebisch@drachengasse.at

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