My Friend Lester The Untold Story Of The Romance Between Billie Holiday And Lester Young

Opened 5 May 2013
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Billie Holiday and saxophonist Lester Young recorded such achingly beautiful music together it was impossible for many to believe that they were not lovers...or were they? This magical and moving play explores their enigmatic relationship through some of their own words and the stunning songs they chose to record together. We follow their journey through jazz from the moment they first met until their untimely deaths. Friends? Soul-mates? Lovers? The answer is in their music.

Brighton Fringe Festival. This event takes place at The Dukebox Theatre, 3 Waterloo Street, Hove, BN3 3BB