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Thomasina Petrus sings Lady Day – The Best of Billie and Me – A Concert Encore of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
Dynamic Theatrical Vocals
After sold-out performances and an extended run at Jungle Theater, Thomasina Petrus brings the songs from Lady Day to the Dakota for two unforgettable evenings of tribute to Billie Holiday. Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill recounts Billie Holiday’s life story through the songs that made her famous. The year: 1959. The place: a small, intimate bar in Philadelphia where Holiday puts on a show that, unbeknownst to the audience, will leave them witnesses to one of her final performances.
Thomasina Petrus is a 25-year equity actor and professional jazz vocalist, a company member at Penumbra...