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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill


Wyndham's Theatre |
Booking until 9th September 2017

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

Reviews


London's West End Reviews


★★★★★
‘Audra McDonald is spellbinding as Billie Holiday.
It’s the real deal, this one. Get a ticket’

- The Times

★★★★★
‘Mesmerising’

- Radio Times

★★★★★
‘See it or forever be sorry’

- Gaytimes.co.uk



★★★★★
‘THE show of the summer’

- Culturewhisper.com

★★★★★
‘Audra McDonald is blessed with the greatest voice
of any artist to be born in my lifetime. Spellbinding’

- Londontheatre.co.uk

★★★★★
‘Audra McDonald gives a startling performance
as the celebrated singer. Flawless’

- TheUpcoming.co.uk




‘Utterly intoxicating’
- The Telegraph

★★★★★
‘A breath-taking theatrical experience’
- LondonTheatre1.com


‘Utterly intoxicating’
- The Telegraph


‘A powerhouse performance’
- Evening Standard



‘Absolutely astonishing’
- The I Newspaper

‘No wait is too long for acting of this calibre’
- The Arts Desk

‘Utterly Mesmerising’
- Time Out



‘Her talent was a gift and Audra McDonald brings that
to life beautifully here onstage’

- WhatsOnStage

‘Whether you’re a lover of theatre, or a jazz fan, or both.
I wholeheartedly recommend catching this award winning show’

- LondonJazzNews.com



Broadway Reviews


‘McDonald triumphs’
- Time Out New York

‘An indelible performance to be savored’
- Hollywood Reporter

‘McDonald nails this’
- New York Post



‘It’s a known fact that McDonald is a majestic singer,
But it’s her extraordinary sensitivity as an actor
that makes this performance memorable’

- Variety

‘Only a fool would second-guess the transformative power of Audra McDonald’

- Los Angeles Times

‘You don’t need a vast familiarity with Billie Holiday to enjoy the show. McDonald gives another powerful and distinct performance’
- NBC New York



‘The most exquisite singing being done on a stage right now is Audra McDonald’
- Huffington Post

‘Audra McDonald is spellbinding in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill’
- AMNY

‘One of the most exquisite and haunting performances we’re likely to see on stage’
- Entertainment Weekly