August 13-August 29, 2021
$25 preview on August 12

By Lanie Robertson

The Depot’s season closes on a big note with LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL from August 13-29 with a preview on August 12. This “play with music” recounts the heartbreaking, beautiful, and haunting story of Billie Holiday’s life through the songs that made her one of the most famous icons of the era, including “What A Little Moonlight Can Do,” “God Bless The Child,” and “Strange Fruit.”

RATED: PG-13 (Content includes adult themes and language, including issues of race, substance abuse, and abusive relationships.)


Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.

LADY DAY - calendar 2021

Tickets on sale now! Call the box office at 518.962.4449 to order.
NEW: tickets can be purchased online.*

*As always, a convenience fee will be added to tickets purchased online. This fee is charged by a third-party provider.

PROTOCOL as of 8/18/2021

  • NOTICE: Based on CDC recommendations due to the increased level of community transmission of the Delta variant in Essex County, ALL AUDIENCE MEMBERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE COVERING WHILE IN THE THEATRE.
  • All patrons must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon arrival at the theatre. Please provide one of the following:
    Original, paper copy or digital copy of vaccination card and/or NYS Excelsior Pass. Patrons unable to receive the vaccine can provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours of showtime.

Box Office Hours of Operation

June: 1pm-5pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
July-August: 1pm - 5pm every day (1pm until showtime on performance days). CLOSED TUESDAYS.
Off-season: Open one day a week, usually Monday (weather-dependent; closed on holidays)