God Bless The Child – An Evening with Billie Holiday
After 2 national sell out tours and a very successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Katrina Beckford returns to this acclaimed one women show.
Set in a small night club, Billie takes the audience on an intimate and personal journey, from a misspent youth in Baltimore through to the lavish jazz joints of 1930’s Harlem.
This moving insight into one of America’s greatest singers features a wide and varied selection of Lady Day’s greatest songs and darkest secrets. Strong Adult Content.
“Holiday’s tragic life unfolds with tremendous gusto. Her voice drips with emotion, I’m still tingling from a haunting Strange Fruit, that set my hair on end” The Scotsman.
“She held the audience in the palm of her hand. I think Holiday would have loved this show” Evening Star.
“A tour- de force” Lancaster Guardian.
Written and Directed by Mike Levanzin.
Pianist Matt Randall.
*Contains Strong Adult Content*