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Be among the first to witness Andra Day’s searingly committed performance as the infamous Lady Day in The United States vs. Billie Holiday – a role that’s already garnered her a Golden Globe win for Best Actress (and the hot favourite for this year’s Academy Awards) in a captivating and compassionately told biopic from director Lee Daniels (The Butler, Precious).
“Day sells us on the mottled strength of a woman who’s surrendered every part of herself except for her greatest power.” – IndieWire
“As always, Daniels rounds up the finest performers and gives them great characters to dig into…” – Time Magazine
“I don’t know that you’ll see a performance as hellaciously focused as Andra Day’s.” – Boston Globe
Friday, April 16
Palace Barracks & Palace James St | 6pm
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The legendary Billie Holiday, one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time, spent much of her career being adored by fans across the globe, all while the Federal Department of Narcotics targeted her with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she had a tumultuous affair. Inspired by her life story, THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY intimately examines her struggles with addiction, fame and heartbreaking love.