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Tune In This Saturday for Christopher Jackson LIVE FROM THE WEST SIDE Virtual Concert Event!

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Tony nominee and Grammy winner Chris Jackson will star in a livestream concert benefiting non-profits across the nation.

Tune In This Saturday for Christopher Jackson LIVE FROM THE WEST SIDE Virtual Concert Event!

This Saturday, Grammy and Emmy Award winner and and a Tony nominee Christopher Jackson is hitting the web for his Live from the West Side concert event. Get full details on how to tune in below!

Accompanied by a live band, Jackson will perform songs from his favorite musicals, pop standards, and some of his original material, and he will share stories from his time affiliated with two of the most important musicals of the last decade, In the Heights and Hamilton. Audience members will also be invited to text in questions, some of which will be answered during the live event.

"Nonprofit arts presenters are the lifeblood of the performing arts industry and a pipeline for young talent. Without them there is no Broadway," said Jackson. "While everything is shut down during this terrible pandemic, I am delighted to be able to help spread some joy and help raise some much-needed support for these deserving organizations."

The livestream is being shared by a number of nonprofit arts presenters around the country. The event will stream live from New York's New World Stages.

Get full details on how and where to watch to benefit a non-profit in your area!

Paper Mill Playhouse - Millburn, NJ

Dallas Summer Musicals - Dallas, TX

Theatre Under the Stars - Houston, TX

Texas Performing Arts - Austin, TX

Segerstrom Center - Costa Mesa, CA

Broward Center - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Straz Center - Tampa, FL

The Kimmel Cultural Campus- Philadelphia PA

Shea's Performing Arts Center - Buffalo, NY

Hennepin Theatre Trust - Minneapolis, MN

Popejoy Hall - Albuquerque, NM

Marcus Performing Arts Center - Milwaukee, WI

Northlight Theatre - Skokie, IL

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival - Ashland, OR

See a special message from Chris here!

Christopher Jackson is a Tony Award-nominated actor as well as a Grammy- and Emmy-winning songwriter/composer who is best known for starring as George Washington in the critically acclaimed, award-winning musical Hamilton on Broadway. He can currently be seen starring in the hit CBS drama Bull and has recently finished Freestyle Love Supreme on Broadway for a limited run. He also starred in Ava DuVernay's Netflix miniseries When They See Us with Michael K. Wiliams, Vera Farmiga and John Leguizamo.

In December 2018, "One Last Time (44 Remix)" was released as a part of the Hamildrop series, which featured Chris alongside President Obama and BeBe Winans.

His Broadway credits also include Holler If Ya Hear Me, After Midnight, Bronx Bombers (Derek Jeter), In the Heights (Benny), Memphis (Delray Farrell) and The Lion King (Simba). Off Broadway includes Bronx Bombers (Primary Stages), The Jammer (Atlantic Theater Co.), Lonely, I'm Not (Second Stage), In the Heights (37 Arts), and Cotton Club Parade (Encores at City Center).

In film and TV, he has appeared in Freestyle Love Supreme (Pivot Network), Person of Interest, A Gifted Man, Fringe, Gossip Girl, Tracers, and After.Life.

Christopher recorded an original song written by Lin-Manuel Miranda for the Disney film Moana and was also the composer/songwriter for Sesame Street (six Emmy nominations and one win), and co-music supervisor and writer for The Electric Company (PBS).

Chris won an Emmy Award for his song with Will.I.Am, "What I Am." In 2010 he released his first solo album, titled In the Name of Love, with Yellow Sound Label Records, and he is currently working on his second album. Chris performed at the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors celebrating Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Hamilton creative team. He also has several musical projects in development for the stage, and he has sold out concerts at Carnegie Hall and The Kennedy Center.


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