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Stage Shows

Doris Day

A Life In Song

Celebrating the Life and Work of America's Golden girl
Book by Emily Apps
Music and Lyrics by Various Artists
Arrangements by Emily Apps, Geoff Gascoyne and Will Sharma

This is Emily's first original show celebrating the life and work of America's Golden Girl - the unforgettable Doris Day.


Featuring Greatest Hits and Classic Hollywood Numbers, sit back and enjoy a musical timeline of Doris's life...


From her early rise to fame and movie musical success to her prolific recording career, Doris's legacy is celebrated on stage with a fantastic live band and vocals from Emily herself. Musical numbers are interjected with amusing anecdotes, personal revelations and stories about Doris's life and career.

'Doris Day: A Life In Song' is perfect for any venue be it a small cabaret stage or a theatre that seats 2,000 people.


The script and score can be adjusted to suit any time constraints or format. The show runs at approximately 70 mins long and all bespoke arrangements and orchestrations have been created to pay homage to Doris's original performances, giving a truly timeless feel to the show.

'Doris Day: A Life In Song' is available for hire as a Guest Entertainment Show on Cruise Ships, for Corporate Events Entertainment or Private Parties.

Enquires can be sent to for further details and booking fees. 

Fees are dependent on scale of the performance venue and whether extra musicians are required for the performance.



   Vocals and Piano


Vocalist + Trio:




   Double Bass


Vocalist + 5 Piece:




   Double Bass

   Soprano/Alto Sax

   Alto/Tenor Sax

 'Doris Day - A Life In Song'

live from The crazy Coqs in London's West End


Put ‘Em In A Box, Tie ‘Em With A Ribbon

Sentimental Journey

It’s Magic

Enjoy Yourself

Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

Lullaby of Broadway / Just One of Those Things

The Deadwood Stage

Secret Love

Young at Heart

Ten Cents a Dance

Shaking The Blues Away

Que Sera Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)

Hey There (Reprise)

When You’re Smiling / Our Love Is Here To Stay / Night and Day

I Have Dreamed

This Can't Be Love

Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps

Life Is Just A Bowl of Cherries

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   (Larger Orchestrations will be available soon...)

*Charts are provided for Pianists, Resident Bands or Orchestras onboard ships / at venues. If needed a Live Pianist or Band can be provided for an additional fee...

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