Indulge in a delightful affair of high tea and lively entertainment with the Lady Day Tea and Theatre Experience! Bliss Tea and Treats and Oceanside Theatre Company collaborate for one fabulous weekend of deliciousness July 28-30 in honor of the return of Billie! Backstage with Lady Day written and starring award-winning playwright and actress Synthia L. Hardy. Tickets for the Lady Day Tea & Theatre Experience are $79.
Begin your evening or afternoon at Bliss Tea and Treats with Lady Day Tea Time including Loose Leaf Tea Services; a Signature Lady Day Mocktail; a Salad Course featuring Mixed Greens with cherry tomatoes, garbanzo, olives and house vinaigrette; a Main Course offering a selection of 3 finger sandwiches; freshly baked cranberry orange or chocolate chip cake scone with strawberry preserves, and crème fresh; and Dessert tempting you with a trio of seasonal treats. For more information visit BlissTeaTreats.com or view the full Bliss Tea & Treats menu.
Next, glide on over to Oceanside Theatre Company at the historic Brooks Theater for the highly acclaimed performance of Billie! Backstage with Lady Day. Part biopic, part concert, the play entwines storytelling and song to unveil the tumultuous life of the unforgettable Billie Holiday. Accompanied by Piano Man played by jazz all-star Lanny Hartley, Hardy as Holliday addresses the audience as if they were unseen interviewers and candidly speaks of her upbringing, her parents, racism and relationships all while sliding in and out of her popular hits as she prepares for a concert. In the second act, a full jazz band featuring saxophonist Dr. Marcus Wilcher backs Hardy as she embodies the jazz icon and performs her most memorable music.
After the show, enjoy an exclusive Meet and Greet on stage with star and writer Synthia L. Hardy.
Reserve tickets to this memorable night now!
STEP ONE: Minimum 1-day before the show
Click the “Buy Tickets” button below to select your show time and seats.
Select “Lady Day Tea & Theatre Experience” under ticket type.
Already have tickets to Billie! Backstage with Lady Day? Add the Lady Day Tea & Theatre Experience HERE.
STEP TWO: Minimum 1-day before the show
Make reservations with Bliss Tea & Treats for your party.
Recommended reservation times:
Friday and Saturday 5 pm, Sunday 11 am
STEP THREE: Day of the Show
Arrive for your reservation with your show ticket at:
Bliss Tea & Treats
301 Mission Avenue #101
Oceanside, CA 92054
Present your ticket to begin your experience. Please note that the Lady Day Tea & Theatre Experience does not include gratuity.
Glide over to Oceanside Theatre Company at the Brooks just blocks away at: