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LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR and GRILL
Sat April 1 @ 2:00 pm
Performances at 2:00pm AND 8:00pm. Presented by Capital City Theatre (Madison’s professional, Equity, musical theatre company), www.capitalcitytheatre.org/, this Tony award-winning musical recreates what audiences might have seen at vocalist Billie Holiday’s final concert, just before her death in 1959. The show will be performed in a cabaret-style seating arrangement (with bar service) at Overture Center’s Wisconsin Studio, with Tracey Conyer Lee in the lead role, http://www.traceyconyerlee.com/, telling Billie’s story through true vignettes and old jazz standards. Her band will include pianist Kenney M. Green and Madison’s John Christensen on bass and Joey B. Banks at the drums. Showtimes are 2:00 PM (4/1 and 4/8) and 8:00 PM (all dates). http://www.overture.org/events/lady-day.