View Comments To commemorate the official opening, Broadway.com resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson created this portrait of McDonald embodying the legendary blues singer, gin in tow and backed by her band. Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 5, 2014 Audra McDonald Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill Related Shows Star Files Somebody’s on our minds, and she’s giving one hell of a performance. Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, starring five-time Tony winner Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday, opens on April 13. Under the direction of Lonny Price, the bio-show, written by Lanie Robertson, will run through June 1 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. About the Artist: With a desire to celebrate the magic of live theater and those who create it, and with a deep reverence for such touchstones as the work of Al Hirschfeld and the wall at Sardi’s, Squigs is happy and grateful to be among those carrying on the traditions where theater and caricature meet. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for quite a long time and now calls New York City his home. Welcome back to Broadway, McDonald, and happy opening to everyone at Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill. We’ll be the ones crying at the lounge table a few rows back.
George Meyer, age 83 of Hamburg, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2020. Born on July 24, 1936, he was the son of Carl and Mary Ann (nee: Gerling) Meyer. He married Dorothy “Dots” Moeller on June 22, 1960 and she preceded him in death April 9, 1999.He is survived by sons Mike (Brenda) Meyer and Dan (Sandy) Meyer of Hamburg; daughters, Carla (Don) Kramer of Greensburg, Shelly (Rick) Prickel of Batesville; brothers Jim and Dennis Meyer of Batesville and Tom Meyer of Oldenburg as well as eleven grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by brothers Larry Meyer and John Meyer (infant).George was a lifelong member of St. Anne’s Church in Hamburg and later Holy Family Church in Oldenburg. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard. He was a member of the Knights of St. John Commandery #276, Prell-Bland American Legion Post #271, Hoosier Hills Car Club and Carpenters Union Local 60. He was a skilled carpenter for over 40 years working at Steinkamp’s, as a Construction Superintendent for Glenroy Construction Company, and later at Bruns & Gutzwiller, Inc.Visitation will be Monday, January 13th, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Weigel Funeral Home. Funeral services are 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 14th, at Holy Family Church with Carl Langenderfer, OFM officiating. Burial will follow at St. Anne’s Cemetery, Hamburg with military honors conducted by the Batesville V.F.W. Post #3183 and the Prell-Bland American Legion Post #271. The family requests memorials to Oldenburg Conservation Club or St. Anne’s Cemetery Fund.