Award-Winning Stage Actor Brings Music Legend Back To Life
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
After stepping foot on the music scene in the late 1950s as a solo artist, Jackie Wilson forever changed the face of Pop Culture. The late music icon, known for his dynamic stage presence and cross-over hits, has inspired legions of entertainers from Elvis Presley to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson among countless others.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s life has also been portrayed in the highly successful theatrical tour, “The Jackie Wilson Story,” which spawned a new production starring award-winning stage actor-singer Chester Gregory entitled, “The Eve Of Jackie.”
Directed by Da'Vine Joy Randolph, the production is set during Wilson's final complete performance on September 28 1975, the day before he collapsed live on stage.
After premiering to a sold out crowd on February 4 at New York City’s elegant nightclub, 54 Below, the show is scheduled to make a return on March 4.
During an interview with The Huffington Post, Gregory opened up on his latest producti
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