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Helen Hayes Award-winning actress Iyona Blake (Caroline, or Change) returns to the Cauldron to portray one of American's most legendary jazz legends. In March of 1959, Billie Holiday performed one of her final shows in a run-down bar in South Philly. "Lady Day," as she was called, turned jazz songs and standards into searching, and searing, portraits of life and love gone wrong. And this final performance wove together over a dozen of her most salty, and often humorous, numbers ("When a Woman Loves a Man," "'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do," "Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer") for a riveting portrait of the woman behind the legend.

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 30min (0 intermissions)
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Creative Cauldron, Washington, DC