Chester Gregory Premieres THE EVE OF JACKIE Tonight at 54 Below


Chester Gregory (Sister Act, Hairspray) reprises his award winning interpretation of Jackie Wilson in the world premiere of his one man show, "The Eve of Jackie" at 54 Below on February 4th at 9:30PM. Gregory portrays Jackie Wilson, live in concert during his final days, revealing another side to the man "who truly gave his all and left it on the stage." Starring Chester Gregory as Jackie Wilson, with special guest Lillias White as Lavern Baker.

Directed by Da'Vine Joy Randolph
Musically Directed by Rob Lewis
Written by Crystal Lucas-Perry & Chester Gregory

Chester Gregory Broadway credits include Sister Act (Eddie Souther), Hairspray (Seaweed), Cry-Baby (Dupree) and Tarzan (Terk). Other credits include The Jackie Wilson Story (Jeff, AUDELCO, BTAA and Black Excellence Awards), Shrek (Donkey), Dreamgirls (Jimmy Early), Scapin, Hairspray the Movie and performing for Michael Jackson. Chester has a BFA from Columbia Chicago. Join his list to get music and more at For all the latest go to

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