The Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn, New York has opened it’s doors exposing a newly renovated theatre to launch the 46th season. The color scheme is a classy grey with red curtains that draw in a crowd. New chairs, lighting and railing has been installed but you can still get a seat in your favorite section if you arrive early enough. Doors open 15 minutes prior to every show and the theatre now accepts ticket purchases online the BillieHoliday.org or The Billie Holiday Theatre and click, tickets) with a small surcharge. You can no longer ask for tickets to be held at the box or pay at the box for them. Parking is available on street and at a garage nearby. Dine at Applebee’s which is next door or a neighborhood eatery of your choice.
For the 2017-2018 they are opening with John Henry Redwood’s “The Old Settler.” The set takes place in Harlem as two sisters are faced with a rent crisis forcing them to choose between giving up their apartment or renting out an extra room to a southern stranger.
Children and the entire family can enjoy a performance of the classic “The Wizard of Oz” showing at The Harlem Repertory Theater in New York. Prices are $10 at goldstar.com for premium seating, first come first seated basis. The theatre is also hosting a classic performance of “A Raisin in the Sun.” Tickets range from $7.50 – $15.00 each.
Café Wha??? is saluting the music of Lauryn Hill, Sade and Jill Scott in a concert entitled, “Musical Salute To The First Ladies of Neo-Soul”. Tickets can be purchased at goldstar.com for $7.50 each and there are two performances on Sundays.
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After the show….check out Sunday Brunch – The Bedford Hall located at 1177 Bedford Avenue in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn has a kitchen explosive with southern cuisine. Here you can get your grits, mac and cheese, chicken made several ways, crab cakes and other favorites. In addition to Sunday brunch, their open from 1pm – 2am. Check website for additional details.