Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
(Very light walking; approximately 1/4 block from bus to theatre)
Our Red Hat Summer Outing will be a stop at Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre to see the Chicagoland premier of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill. This Tony Award winning play recounts Billie Holiday’s life story through the songs that made her famous. Through her poignant voice and moving songs, one of the greatest jazz singers of all-time shares her loves and her losses. This production will feature internationally renowned singer/actress Mardra Thomas and the incomparable jazz pianist Reggie Thomas who will grace the stage with one of the most exquisite and haunting performances of the year. Before the play, we will enjoy a pre-show brunch with your choice of the following: 1) ham and swiss, 2) spinach and artichoke, or 3)spinach and bacon soufflé, along with a mixed greens salad and two (2) mimosas.
Sunday, Aug 13 • Brunch 1:00pm • Depart: 2:15-5:13pm
(Register by July 24)