LADY DAY to Play Final Performance at Little Shubert Theatre on 1/5
After receiving critical and popular acclaim, "Lady Day," the musical about Billie Holiday, will play its final performance on January 5th at Times Square's Little Shubert Theatre (422 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). The production starring Dee Dee Bridgewater, started previews on September 19th and played 16 previews; opened on October 3rd and will have played 110 performances by January 5th. Written and directed by Stephen Stahl, the musical is produced by Misty Road Productions.
The original play with music on the life of Billie Holiday, "Lady Day" features a cavalcade of Holiday hit songs and tells the inspired and heart-wrenching story of how Billie attempts a final comeback performance. With a new book by Mr. Stahl, "Lady Day" brings the essence and spirit of the late, great Billie Holiday to the stage. Told through onstage triumphs and backstage personal trials, the production features over twenty-five standards including: "Good Morning Heartache," "A Foggy Day (In London Town)," "Them There Eyes," "Strange Fruit," "My Man," "God Bless the Child," and "Mean to Me."
Performances through January 5th will be Tuesday at 7PM, Wednesday at 8PM, Thursday at 7PM, Friday at 8PM, Saturday at 2 & 8PM, and Sunday at 3 & 7PM. (with special performances during holiday weeks.) Tickets, from $85 and $95 (plus $2 facility fee) will be available online at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. Little Shubert Theater Box Office opens daily at 12 noon. Piano by Steinway & Son. Visit "Lady Day" on the web www.ladydaythemusical.com, on Facebook.com/LadyDayTheMusical; or follow on Twitter.com/ladydaymusical.
For more information log onto: www.ladydaythemusical.com