Lady in Denmark

OPENING / CLOSING DATES
Closed

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Back when smoke curled thickly in night clubs and crowds never left the dance floor, jazz great Billie Holiday could scorch audiences with her singular, insinuating voice. With Lady in Denmark, Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith delivers a stirring ode to "Lady Day." This one-woman show follows Helene, a Danish American woman who finds solace in Holiday's hauntingly beautiful music in the wake of her husband's death. Infused with Holiday's iconic songs, Lady in Denmark presents a passionate meditation on life, marriage and mortality, assuring audiences that even in the most troubled times, music can make life worth living.

Visit the Lady in Denmark website:

http://www.goodmantheatre.org/lady/

NEWS AND REVIEWS

World Premieres by Lauren Yee and Andrew Hinderaker Set for Goodman Theatre Season - Mar 17, 2016

Read more related articles