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Christopher Jackson BIO

Broadway: Freestyle Love Supreme, Hamilton, Holler If Ya Hear Me, Bronx Bombers, After Midnight, In the Heights, Memphis, The Lion King. Off-Broadway: Hamilton, Bronx Bombers, The Jammer, Lonely I'm Not, and In the Heights. Film/TV: Tracers, Afterlife, "Freestyle Love Supreme," "White Collar," "Oz," "Person of Interest," "Gossip Girl." Emmy-winning composer for "Sesame Street" and "The Electric Company." Solo album In the Name of Love on iTunes.

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Christopher Jackson STAGE CREDITS

[Motion Picture]
2020 Motion Picture, 2020
Mr. Softee

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Revival, 2019
Performer [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
George Washington

[Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2015
George Washington

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Vertus

[Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2014
Derek Jeter

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Special Guest Star [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Production, 2012
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Delray [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2008
Benny

Benny [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Benny

Benny

[Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Revival, 2005
Duke of Dunstable

[Waterford, CT (Regional)]
Reading, 2005
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Revival, 2005
Ensemble

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2002
Ensemble [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Simba [Replacement]

Ensemble Singer

Simba (Understudy)


Christopher Jackson Movies

[2009]After.Life Neal Christopher Neal Jackson

[2015]Tracers Lonnie

[2016]Moana vocals

[2020]Hamilton George Whington Christopher Jackson

[2021]In the Heights Mr. Softee Truck Driver Christopher Jackson

[2021]tick, tick... BOOM! TTB Concert Attendee Christopher Jackson

[2022]Space Oddity Mike Taylor


Christopher Jackson TV Shows

And Just Like That... Herbert Wexley

Bull Chunk Palmer

Central Park Glorious Gary

The Lion Guard Shujaa

Christopher Jackson Awards and Nominations

Christopher Jackson Videos

Christopher Jackson News


Video: Broadway's Biggest Stars Sing the National Anthem

BroadwayWorld is celebrating all of the Broadway performers who have sang the National Anthem at major sporting events in the past, including Idina Menzel's performance at Super Bowl XLIX. Which version is your favorite? Watch all the videos here!

St. Charles Singers to Share Stage With 6 High School Choirs This February

The St. Charles Singers will launch a new community outreach initiative with a pair of 'Choral Connections' concerts, featuring vocal ensembles from six suburban Chicago high schools. The concerts will showcase the talent of the St. Charles Singers and the student choruses, culminating in a joint performance.

Video: Associate Choreographer Christopher Jackson Explores The Dance in Lyric Opera's CHAMPION

In an all-new video, Associate Choreographer Christopher Jackson discusses the gumbo of dance found in Terence Blanchard's CHAMPION.

The Bach Choir Of Bethlehem Continues Its 125th Celebrations With A Highly Anticipated Greg Funfgeld Family Concert

The widely admired Bach Choir of Bethlehem will perform a collaborative concert with the dance departments of Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts and Muhlenberg College. The performance will take place on Sunday afternoon, 3 p.m., February 18, 2024 at Zoellner Arts Center, Bethlehem.

Matthew Morrison, Norm Lewis, Christian Borle and More Will Join American Pops Orchestra for BROADWAY'S LEADING MEN Concert

On Saturday, February 3, the American Pops Orchestra will present some of Broadway’s most celebrated leading men performing hits from an array of Broadway musicals. Check out the full lineup!

Video: The Best of Broadway at the Kennedy Center Honors

The 46th Annual Kennedy Center Honors are coming up and we are celebrating the special occasion with some of our favorite videos of past Broadway performances. Check out the full list!

CENTRAL PARK Musical Series Canceled By Apple TV+ After Three Seasons

With original musical numbers in each episode, the series included guest voice actors like Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, Andrew Rannells, Billy Porter, Christopher Jackson, Jack McBrayer, Amber Ruffin, Yvette Nicole Brown, Craig Robinson, Tim Meadows, David Alan Grier, and more.

The Bach Choir Of Bethlehem To Present Christmas Concerts In Allentown & Bethlehem

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem presents Christmas concerts featuring Bach's Magnificat and Christen ätzet diesen Tag, BWV 63. Renowned soloists and audience participation in beloved carols. Visit bach.org/christmas2023 for tickets and livestream information.

Interview: Meet THE LION KING's New Simba, Vincent Jamal Hooper

incent Jamal Hooper took his very first bow in The Lion King as “Simba”. The show marks Hooper’s Broadway and Lion King debut. Below, he's checking in with BroadwayWorld to talk all about the role and his first night on Broadway! 

The Bach Choir Of Bethlehem to Celebrate 125th Anniversary With a World Premiere, European Tour & More

​​​​​​​In 2023/2024, The Bach Choir of Bethlehem, founded in 1898, celebrates its 125th anniversary. Learn more about the season here!

Photos: Inside BROADWAY FOR BIDEN With Lin-Manuel Miranda, Josh Groban, Aaron Tveit, and More!

Broadway united for Broadway for Biden- a one-night-only concert fundraiser event for the reelection of President Joe Biden. Check out photos from the night here!

Video: Watch HIghlights from BROADWAY FOREVER in Washington Heights

NY Forever, in partnership with City National Bank and the New York City Department of Transportation returned with Broadway Forever, a series of free, star-studded, pop-up concerts and community service activations, empowering New Yorkers across the city to build a better city for all.  Watch video highlights from the big day!

The Bach Choir Of Bethlehem to Present World Premiere Of Mendelssohn's Rendition Of Bach's Saint Matthew Passion

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem will present a ground-breaking world premiere of Mendelssohn's interpretation of the Saint Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach on Saturday afternoon, November 4, 2023, 3 p.m. at Packer Memorial Chapel at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Cheyenne Jackson, Jordan Fisher & More Will Take Part in BROADWAY FOREVER Pop-Up Concerts

 For the second consecutive year, NY Forever, in partnership with City National Bank and the New York City Department of Transportation will present Broadway Forever, a series of free, star-studded, pop-up concerts and community service activations, empowering New Yorkers across the city to build a better city for all. 

Video: See Lin-Manuel Miranda & More on the Red Carpet of A BRIEF INTERMISSION at The Delacorte Theater

See BroadwayWorld's red carpet footage of the final event at the Delacorte Theater, A Brief Intermission!

Photos: Inside A BRIEF INTERMISSION, Celebrating the Delacorte Theater

The Public Theater's special, one-night-only event, A BRIEF INTERMISSION, was held on Wednesday, September 6 at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos here!

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Josh Groban, Aaron Tveit & More Will Take Part in BROADWAY FOR BIDEN Concert

On September 18, Broadway will unite for Broadway for Biden- a one-night-only concert fundraiser event for the re-election of President Joe Biden. We have the full concert line-up here!

Photo: Kim Cattrall Returns to SEX & THE CITY As Samantha Jones in AND JUST LIKE THAT Finale

Celebrating 25 years since the premiere of the original series, Cattrall made her highly-anticipated return for the final episode of the season. She had previously refused to appear in the spin-off, which is described as a 'new chapter' of Sex & the City. Check out a photo of Cattrall's return now!

AND JUST LIKE THAT… Renewed For a Third Season on Max

Max has renewed the original series AND JUST LIKE THAT…, from executive producer Michael Patrick King, for a third season. The second season cast includes Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis, Sara Ramírez, Sarita Choudhury, Nicole Ari Parker, Karen Pittman, Mario Cantone, David Eigenberg, Evan Handler, Christopher Jackson, and more.

Christopher Jackson FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Christopher Jackson has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

Christopher Jackson has not appeared in the West End.

Christopher Jackson has been nominated for several prestigious awards throughout his career. He was nominated for the Tony Awards in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for his role in the hit Broadway show "Hamilton." Additionally, he received a nomination for the Drama Desk Awards in the category of Outstanding Ensemble Performances for his work in the musical "In the Heights." These nominations highlight his exceptional talent and contributions to the world of Broadway.

Christopher Jackson has won the Outstanding Ensemble Performances award at the Drama Desk Awards for his role in "In the Heights".

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