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Ernestine Jackson

 

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1988
Bertha Holly (Standby)
Martha Pentecost (Standby)
Mattie Campbell (Standby)
Molly Cunningham (Standby)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1986
Mary
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Showcase, 1981
Performer
  [Broadway]
1980
Chorus of Bacchae
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1976
Sister Sarah Brown
Sarah Brown
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Ruth Younger
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Ernestina
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1970
Ensemble/Other Roles
Singer
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1966
Female Singer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Irene Molloy [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
Irene Molloy (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere, 2013
Countess Willy Danger


Ernestine Jackson Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1977 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Ernestine Jackson, Guys and Dolls
 
Tony Awards - 1977 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Ernestine Jackson , Guys and Dolls
 
Theatre World Awards - 1974 - Performance Gold Star
Ernestine Jackson, Raisin
 
Tony Awards - 1974 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ernestine Jackson , Raisin

Ernestine Jackson News

RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET Returns to Don't Tell Mama Photo RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET Returns to Don't Tell Mama
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2022

THERESE LEE  returns to New York for an encore performance of her new show, RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET.  In it, she recalls her days in Los Angeles as an entertainment reporter too broke to own a car, and shares what her interactions with some of Hollywood's biggest stars during that time did to change her life forever. 

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Opens Theatre Season With GUYS AND DOLLS Photo Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Opens Theatre Season With GUYS AND DOLLS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022

Opening Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's 23rd anniversary season will be one of the most produced musicals in history, ‚ÄúGuys and Dolls.‚ÄĚ

Therese Lee to Present Encore Performance of RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET at Don' Photo Therese Lee to Present Encore Performance of RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET at Don't Tell Mama in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 29, 2022

THERESE LEE will return to New York on September 17 for an encore performance of her new show, RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET.  In it, she recalls her days in Los Angeles as an entertainment reporter too broke to own a car, and shares what her interactions with some of Hollywood's biggest stars during that time did to change her life forever. 

Photos: On the Red Carpet for the 2022 Theatre World Awards Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for the 2022 Theatre World Awards
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 8, 2022

The Theatre World Awards celebrated the 2022 Theatre World Award Honorees, a special 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award to 21 cast members making their Broadway debut in the Broadway Revival of The Music Man, the 13th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater Honoree Michael Oberholtzer, and the 9th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Honoree Harvey Fierstein at the historic 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony that returned to a live in-person presentation on the set of the Jeffrey Richards production of the critically acclaimed Broadway Revival of American Buffalo.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

Therese Lee to Debut RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET at the Triad Theater Photo Therese Lee to Debut RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET at the Triad Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2022

THERESE LEE  makes her New York debut with her new show, RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET.  In it, she recalls her days in Los Angeles as an entertainment reporter too broke to own a car, and shares what her interactions with some of Hollywood's biggest stars during that time did to change her life forever. 

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: GUYS AND DOLLS volv√≠a a Broadway Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: GUYS AND DOLLS volv√≠a a Broadway
by Nuria Pedret - Jul 21, 2021

El revival de la obra se estrenó en 1976 en el Broadway Theatre con un elenco afroamericano

Photos/Video: Andre De Shields Celebrates 2021 John Willis Award For Lifetime Achieve Photo Photos/Video: Andre De Shields Celebrates 2021 John Willis Award For Lifetime Achievement In The Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021

The 2021 John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre is the latest accolade for Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields, fresh from his critically-acclaimed turn as King Lear at St. Louis Shakespeare Festival.

VIDEO: The Theatre World Awards: Special Event Celebrating 75 Years- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: The Theatre World Awards: Special Event Celebrating 75 Years- Watch Now!
by Team BWW - Jul 11, 2021

Tonight's the night! Each year The Theatre World Awards presents 12 awards to outstanding debut performances on and off-Broadway. After a year of no debuts, The Theatre World Awards, the oldest American award for debuts in theatre in New York, will return for a one-night virtual benefit gala honoring Broadway legends AndreŐĀ De Shields and Patti LuPone with the 8th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre as well as presenting Audra McDonald with the Dorothy Loudon Special Award for Excellence in Theatre.

Christy Altomare, Ana VillafanŐÉe, Ethan Slater & More Will Perform at 2021 Theatre W Photo Christy Altomare, Ana VillafanŐÉe, Ethan Slater & More Will Perform at 2021 Theatre World Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 6, 2021

Each year The Theatre World Awards presents 12 awards to outstanding debut performances on and off-Broadway. After a year of no debuts, The Theatre World Awards, the oldest American award for debuts in theatre in New York, will return for a one-night virtual benefit gala honoring Broadway legends AndreŐĀ De Shields and Patti LuPone with the 8th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre as well as presenting Audra McDonald with the Dorothy Loudon Special Award for Excellence in Theatre.

Ernestine Jackson Videos

BWW TV: STORYVILLE Cast Brings A Little Bit of New Orleans to Bryant Park
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 27, 2013

Featured in this week's event was the cast of Storyville (Ernestine Jackson, DC Anderson, Cory Bretsch, Karen Burthwright, Kyle Robert Carter, Demeka Hayes, Michael Leonard James, Leajato Robinson, Clifton Samuels, Christopher Spaulding, Carl Wallnau, Debra Walton, NaTasha Yvette Williams, and Zakiya Young) performing 'Welcome to New Orleans,' 'The Best Is Yet to Come,' and 'Animal Stomp.' Check out highlights below!


Ernestine Jackson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ernestine Jackson been in?
Ernestine Jackson has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Ernestine Jackson been in?
Ernestine Jackson has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Ernestine Jackson been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Guys and Dolls , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Guys and Dolls Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Raisin and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Raisin .

What awards has Ernestine Jackson won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Raisin.