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Lady Day – Reviews

Theatre Notes
THRILLING AND EXTRAORDINARILY MOVING… the excellent Karole Foreman brings Billie Holiday to vivid life… When the audience leapt up at curtain call for an instantaneous standing ovation that went on and on, tears rolled down my cheeks.” — Paul Myrvold, Theatre Notes

Southern California News Group
FOUR STARSA POTENT PRODUCTION… tenderly detailed direction… a stellar Karole Foreman as legendary singer Billie Holiday” — Dany Margolies, Southern California News Group (11 syndicated papers including OC Register, Long Beach Press Telegram, Daily Breeze)

A MUST-SEE PRODUCTION… emotionally astute direction…a remarkable characterization… it’s as if Billie Holiday has come to life” — Ben Miles, Showmag

UPN Radio
THOUGHT PROVOKING. ENGAGING. ENTERTAINING. We are entranced by the voice of Karole Foreman as Lady Day, delivering the songs we remember while mesmerized by the life stories of this troubled songtress. This play makes us look more deeply at the challenges of race, gender, politics, for a black female singer in the 1950s” — Carolyn Wilkins, UPN Radio

Grunion Gazette
SEARING… be ready to ride the rollercoaster of emotion… Karole Foreman as the mythically iconic Lady Day holds you captive.” — Sean McMullen, Grunion Gazette

The Signal-Tribune
DELIVERS IMPECCABLY… boasts the magnificent Karole Foreman in the lead role” — Cory Bilicko. Signal Tribune

Table to Stage 
THEATRE AT ITS FINEST… a bravura performance by Karole Foreman augmented by the enormous contribution of Stephan Terry” — Bill Reese, Table to Stage

Long Beach Times 
SPELLBINDING” — Kim Webster, Long Beach Times