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<p>Thomasina Petrus, who stars as Billie Holiday in the dramatic musical, "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill," took time after the presentation at THEARC on Thursday, Feb. 20 to further enlighten students on the late jazz vocalist's life.</p>

Thomasina Petrus, who stars as Billie Holiday in the dramatic musical, "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill," took time after the presentation at THEARC on Thursday, Feb. 20 to further enlighten students on the late jazz vocalist's life.

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Billie Holiday Musical Gives D.C. Students Glimpse Into Life of 'Lady Day'

In commemoration of Black History Month, some D.C. elementary school students got a peek into the inspirational and often troubled life of the late jazz chanteuse Billie Holiday when they gathered Thursday at THEARC in Southeast for a toned-down version of the popular musical drama, "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill," starring Thomasina Petrus.

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