FIRST LOOK: Audra McDonald brings Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar and Grill to London

Lady Day At Emerson's Bar and Grill tickets starring Audra McDonald

BritishTheatre.com are pleased to bring you Marc Brenner’s great first look production photographs of six-time TonyAward-winning sensation Audra McDonald who portrays jazz legend Billie Holiday in the award-winning acclaimed production Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill. The production which broke box office records at New York’s Circle In The Square is now playing at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre. Featuring songs including “Strange Fruit”, “God Bless … Read more

New Production Company Formed by Marianne Elliott and Chris Harper

Marianne Elliott and Chris Harper form own production company

A new production company called Elliott and Harper Productions has been formed by Marianne Elliott, the Olivier and Tony Award-winning director of the National Theatre’s hugely successful productions of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse and producer Chris Harper. The pair have also announced the UK premiere of their first West End show today: Simon Stephens’ Heisenberg: The Uncertainty … Read more

Audra McDonald’s journey to Lady Day in London

Audra McDonald in concert at Leicester Square Theatre

Mark Ludmon hears from Audra McDonald about her “long journey” to playing Billie Holiday on stage I fell in love with the voice of Audra McDonald when I first saw her perform as part of the Divas at the Donmar season in 1999. Combining a pure soprano with emotional intensity, she was already a three-time Tony winner for Carousel, Ragtime and Master Class and went … Read more

FIRST LOOK: David Tennant In Don Juan In Soho

David Tennant in Don Juan In Soho

We are pleased to bring you Helen Maybanks’ great production images from Patrick Marber’s play Don Juan In Soho starring David Tennant which opens at the Wyndham’s Theatre tonight for a strictly limited eleven week run. “Please don’t be charmed, he’s not a lovable rogue…” Loosely based on Molière’s tragicomedy ‘Don Juan’, this modern update transports the action to contemporary London and follows the final … Read more

Audra McDonald Reschedules Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar And Grill

Audra McDonald in Lady Day at Emersons Bar and Grill

Following the postponement of Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar And Grill last year due to the joyous news of Audra McDonald’s Pregnancy, an announcement has been made that the show will transfer to the West End this Summer, opening at Wyndham’s Theatre on 17 June 2017. Audra McDonald, the Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning singer, will be making her West End debut portraying jazz legend … Read more

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