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Lady Day , Starring Audra McDonald, Will Release Live Cast Album

first_img View Comments The live album will feature signature Holiday numbers performed by McDonald in the play, including “What a Little Moonlight Can Do,” “Tain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness” and “God Bless the Child.” Directed by Lonny Price, the play by Lanie Robertson tells the life story of the legendary jazz singer through the songs that made her famous. Set in 1959, in an intimate bar in Philadelphia, Holiday (McDonald) puts on a show that, unbeknownst to the audience, will leave them witness to one of the last performances of her lifetime. The Broadway production officially opened on April 13 and McDonald has been nominated for a Tony for her performance in the show. Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 5, 2014 Related Shows From a Philly bar to your own living room! PS Classics will record a live performance of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, starring five-time Tony winner Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday, during the week ending May 31. The two-disc set will be released on July 15.last_img read more

Faye Lewis age, 80

first_imgFaye Lewis, age 80, of Greenwood, Indiana died Sunday, December 31, 2017 at her residence. She was a devoted daughter, wife, mother and friend.Born August 4, 1937 in Anniston, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Sammie Ellis & Virginia Lee (Null) Knupp. On February 14, 1959 she was united in marriage to Donald Ivan Lewis, and he survives.Faye graduated from Anniston High School in 1955, where she was an avid basketball player and cheerleader. Faye and Don raised their family and made many life-long friends in Greenwood and Knightstown, Indiana. After moving to Knightstown, Faye became the first female branch manager for Postal Finance Co., went on to be owner/operator of Rosewood Galleries and retired after working several years for INDOT. She was an active member of the Friends Church and Tri Kappa. She was a member of the Bargersville Christian Church, prior to her passing. Besides Donald, her loving husband of nearly 59 years, survivors include four children, Michael Andrew Lewis (Kim) of Cincinnati, Ohio, David Ellis Lewis (Sue) of Indianapolis, Indiana, Scott Douglas Lewis of Indianapolis, Indiana and Sara Jane Waits (Chris) of Louisville, Kentucky; 19 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren.Family & friends may visit from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville, Indiana, 47012.Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home. Burial will then follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Brookville, Indiana.Memorial contributions may be directed to Susan G. Koman, breast cancer research. The staff at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to serve the Lewis family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.comlast_img read more