Jason Jackson News

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group concludes its fourth season of progressive classic theatre with its first American masterpiece, Eugene O'Neill's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA directed by Alexander Burns. MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA is running now through April 27 at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. (more...)

Quintessence to Present O'Neill's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA, 4/2-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group concludes its fourth season of progressive classic theatre with its first American masterpiece, Eugene O'Neill's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA directed by Alexander Burns. MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA will begin previews on Wednesday, April 2 at 6:30pm and open on Saturday, April 5 at 7pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit www.QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

DiverseWorks and Nameless Sound Present ANTHOLOGY, MEDITATIONS, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

In conjunction with the exhibition SonicWorks, on view at DiverseWorks through March 1, 2014, Nameless Sound and DiverseWorks present a marathon of back-to-back performances of scores by Pauline Oliveros, an acclaimed composer, performer, humanitarian, and important pioneer in American experimental music. For more than four decades Oliveros, a Houstonnative, has explored sound, forging new ground for herself and others. Anthology, Meditations celebrates Oliveros' important role in the founding and mentoring of Nameless Sound, as well as her connections to DiverseWorks' history as an important presenter and champion of sonic art in Houston. (more...)

SONICWORKS to Open 1/10 at Houston's DiverseWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

DiverseWorks, Houston's multidisciplinary arts space, presents SonicWorks, on view January 11 – March 1, 2014, with an opening reception on Friday,January 10, 7 – 9 pm. (more...)

Live Roll Out of ANGEN Begins
by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2013

“This is a tremendous accomplishment for everyone involved,” said Jason Jackson, Executive Director for the Alabama State 9-1-1 Board. “Technology to support NG9-1-1 has been around for a decade. What was needed was the passionate desire of like-minded people to bring it to fruition. Starting with Alabama NENA, the Alabama legislature's leadership and reaching into every aspect of the state's 9-1-1 infrastructure from state and local governments to dozens of phone companies and technology providers, this entire ecosystem agreed upon a direction and put the energy and resources in place to make this achievement possible.” (more...)

Saxophonist Jimmy Heath Celebrates 86th Birthday at Blue Note, 10/23-28
by Kelsey Denette - Oct 12, 2012

Saxophonist Jimmy Heath first appeared at the Blue Note in 1984 and has become a regular throughout the club's 31 year history. He has also celebrated three birthdays at the club for his 70th, 80th and 85th birthdays. Join us as we celebrate Jimmy's 86th birthday with his stellar big band featuring Antonio Hart (alto sax and flute), Sharel Cassity (alto sax and flute),Charles Davis (tenor sax), Andres Boiarsky (tenor sax and flute), Gary Smulyan (baritone sax), Frank Greene (trumpet), Greg Gisbert (trumpet), Freddie Hendrix (trumpet), Diego Urcola (trumpet), Steve Davis (trombone), Jason Jackson (trombone), John Mosca(trombone), Douglas Purviance (bass trombone), Jeb Patton (piano), David Wong (bass), and Lewis Nash (drums). (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Extends ANTIGONE Through April 1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group's production of Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns has been extended to April 1st. ANTIGONE has added performances on Friday, March 30th at 8pm, Saturday, March 31st at 8pm and will now close on Sunday, April 1st at 3pm at the Sedgwick Theate. To purchase tickets, visit www.QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 1.877.238.5596. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE, Previews 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents THE OEDIPUS CYCLE, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group presents a one day only reading of Sophocles' OEDIPUS CYCLE, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents THE OEDIPUS CYCLE, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group presents a one day only reading of Sophocles' OEDIPUS CYCLE, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE, Previews 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE, Previews 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse, Closes 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2011

A haunting American classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL marks the first Cleveland Play House production of a work by Pulitzer Prize- and Academy Award-winner Horton Foote, and the world-premiere performance of this play by an African-American cast. Receiving the blessing of Hallie Foote, daughter of the playwright, this co-production with Round House Theatre is helmed by Timothy Douglas and stars preeminent African-American actress Lizan Mitchell as Carrie Watts. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL begins in the Drury Theatre at Cleveland Play House on Friday, February 4 and runs through Sunday, February 27, 2011. Tickets are available at Cleveland Play House box office by calling 216.795.7000 ext 4 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL is presented with support from US Bank, Turner Construction, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse 2/4-2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2011

A haunting American classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL marks the first Cleveland Play House production of a work by Pulitzer Prize- and Academy Award-winner Horton Foote, and the world-premiere performance of this play by an African-American cast. Receiving the blessing of Hallie Foote, daughter of the playwright, this co-production with Round House Theatre is helmed by Timothy Douglas and stars preeminent African-American actress Lizan Mitchell as Carrie Watts. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL begins in the Drury Theatre at Cleveland Play House on Friday, February 4 and runs through Sunday, February 27, 2011. Tickets are available at Cleveland Play House box office by calling 216.795.7000 ext 4 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL is presented with support from US Bank, Turner Construction, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse 2/4-2/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

A haunting American classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL marks the first Cleveland Play House production of a work by Pulitzer Prize- and Academy Award-winner Horton Foote, and the world-premiere performance of this play by an African-American cast. Receiving the blessing of Hallie Foote, daughter of the playwright, this co-production with Round House Theatre is helmed by Timothy Douglas and stars preeminent African-American actress Lizan Mitchell as Carrie Watts. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL begins in the Drury Theatre at Cleveland Play House on Friday, February 4 and runs through Sunday, February 27, 2011. Tickets are available at Cleveland Play House box office by calling 216.795.7000 ext 4 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL is presented with support from US Bank, Turner Construction, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

Jazz Church Announces Interviews w/ All Nite Soul Honoree Frank Wess on WBGO & WKCR 10/6-10/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 06, 2010

The Jazz Ministry of Saint Peter's Church - the Jazz Church - announces that All Nite Soul Honoree and NEA Jazz Master Frank Wess will be interviewed on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at Noon on WBGO 88.3 FM (www.wbgo.org) by Rhonda Hamilton and on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 7 PM on WKCR 89.9 FM (www.wkcr.org) by Sharif Abdus-Salaam. (more...)

The Jazz Ministry at Saint Peter's Church Announces All Nite Soul Interviews 10/6-7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 06, 2010

The Jazz Ministry of Saint Peter's Church - the Jazz Church - announces that All Nite Soul Honoree and NEA Jazz Master Frank Wess will be interviewed on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at Noon on WBGO 88.3 FM (www.wbgo.org ) by Rhonda Hamilton and on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 7 PM on WKCR 89.9 FM (www.wkcr.org ) by Sharif Abdus-Salaam. (more...)

Jazz Church Announces Interviews w/ All Nite Soul Honoree Frank Wess on WBGO & WKCR 10/6-10/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 06, 2010

The Jazz Ministry of Saint Peter's Church - the Jazz Church - announces that All Nite Soul Honoree and NEA Jazz Master Frank Wess will be interviewed on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at Noon on WBGO 88.3 FM (www.wbgo.org) by Rhonda Hamilton and on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 7 PM on WKCR 89.9 FM (www.wkcr.org) by Sharif Abdus-Salaam. (more...)

Jazz Church Announces Interviews w/ All Nite Soul Honoree Frank Wess on WBGO & WKCR 10/6-10/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 05, 2010

The Jazz Ministry of Saint Peter's Church - the Jazz Church - announces that All Nite Soul Honoree and NEA Jazz Master Frank Wess will be interviewed on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at Noon on WBGO 88.3 FM (www.wbgo.org) by Rhonda Hamilton and on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 7 PM on WKCR 89.9 FM (www.wkcr.org) by Sharif Abdus-Salaam. (more...)

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