Billie! Backstage with Lady Day

the whitefire theatre · Ages 15+ · 90 mins

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With timeless hits like “I’ll Be Seeing You,” “Embraceable You” and the devastating “Strange Fruit,” delivered with one of the most distinctive voices in the history of music, Billie Holiday has had an incalculable influence on popular music. This “musically haunting, sad, happy, unpredictable journey” of jazz-blues singer Billie Holiday takes you on a winding road of love, joy, blues, racism and astounding hit songs that tell the story of a life hard fought. You’ll be introduced to people and places in Billie’s life that provided both pain and pleasure, excitement and disappointments.

“Musically haunting, sad, happy, unpredictable journey … " —Campus Circle “Honest, gritty, funny and informative” —Tolucan Times

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