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Jackie Taylor

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1925
Band Leader






Jackie Taylor News

Black Ensemble Announces 2023 Season Featuring REASONS: A TRIBUTE TO EARTH, WIND AND  Photo Black Ensemble Announces 2023 Season Featuring REASONS: A TRIBUTE TO EARTH, WIND AND FIRE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022

Black Ensemble Theater‚Äôs has announced their¬†2023 Season of Excellence: REJUVENATION. The Season will begin with a tribute to one of the most successful groups in the history of music‚ÄĒthe recipients of 7 Grammy Awards‚ÄĒEarth Wind and Fire.

Black Ensemble To Produce World Premiere Of BLUE HEAVEN Photo Black Ensemble To Produce World Premiere Of BLUE HEAVEN
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2022

Black Ensemble Theater's Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor concludes the 2022 Season of Excellence: The Season of Healing and Joy with the world premiere musical Blue Heaven, written and directed by Producing Managing Director Daryl D. Brooks. 

Black Ensemble Theater to Present LEGACY GALA 2022: REJOICE, RESTORE & REJUVENATE in  Photo Black Ensemble Theater to Present LEGACY GALA 2022: REJOICE, RESTORE & REJUVENATE in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

The acclaimed Black Ensemble Theater, led by Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor, will celebrate 46 years of theater excellence in Chicago with its Legacy Gala 2022: Rejoice, Restore and Rejuvenate. Black Ensemble Theater’s Legacy Gala 2022 will be held Thursday, October 20, 6pm-9pm, at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center.

22nd Annual Black Excellence Awards Nominations Announced Photo 22nd Annual Black Excellence Awards Nominations Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2022

The Board of Directors of the African American Arts Alliance, and the Black Excellence Awards Committee have announced the nominations for the 22nd Annual Black Excellence Awards. The Awards were established in 2002 to honor the outstanding works of art by African Americans in Theater, Dance, Music, Film, Literature, Visual Arts and Digital Media.

Photos & Video: First Look at MY BROTHER LANGSTON World Premiere at Black Ensemble Th Photo Photos & Video: First Look at MY BROTHER LANGSTON World Premiere at Black Ensemble Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 30, 2022

Black Ensemble Theater’s is continueing the 2022 Season of Excellence: The Season of Healing and Joy with the world premiere of My Brother Langston, written and directed by Rueben D. Echoles, The production runs August 13-September 18, 2022. Get a first look at photos and video here!

Black Ensemble Theater to Complete Free Outdoor Summer Music Series FRIDAYS ON THE GR Photo Black Ensemble Theater to Complete Free Outdoor Summer Music Series FRIDAYS ON THE GREEN This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

Black Ensemble Theater will round out its summer series ‚ÄėFridays on the Green‚Äô this coming Friday on the Black Ensemble lawn at Clark and Sunnyside. The last of this summer‚Äôs performances runs this Friday, July 29, from 6:30pm ‚Äď 8:00pm, featuring The Masters Collection.

Black Ensemble To Begin GRANDMA'S JUKEBOX, May 21 Photo Black Ensemble To Begin GRANDMA'S JUKEBOX, May 21
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

Black Ensemble Theater’s Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor continues the 2022 Season of Excellence: The Season of Healing and Joy with the world premiere of Grandma’s Jukebox, written and directed by Michelle Reneé Bester. 

Black Ensemble Theater Announces 2022 Black Playwrights Festival Photo Black Ensemble Theater Announces 2022 Black Playwrights Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2022

Black Ensemble Theater’s Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the 2022 Black Playwrights Festival from April 26-30, 2022, featuring works by Viola Bennett, Jill Ross, Lillian Mitchum, Reginald Williams and Dwight Neal, curated and directed by Black Ensemble Producing Managing Director Daryl D. Brooks. 

Courtney Reed to Receive LEADING ARTIST AWARD Photo Courtney Reed to Receive LEADING ARTIST AWARD
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 3, 2022

The Sarah Siddons Society is set to present its 2022 Leading Artist Award to Broadway star Courtney Reed, who is currently leading the North American tour of the Tony Award-winning musical, Moulin Rouge. Reed is a graduate of the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, one of the four Chicago area theater schools which receives funds for scholarships from the Society.

Black Ensemble Theater Begins 2022 Season With IT'S JUST LIKE COMING TO CHURCH Photo Black Ensemble Theater Begins 2022 Season With IT'S JUST LIKE COMING TO CHURCH
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2022

Black Ensemble Theater’s Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor kicks off the 2022 Season of Excellence: The Season of Healings with the world premiere of Jackie Taylor’s It’s Just Like Coming to Church (Welcome to The Church of YOU). The production runs March 12-April 24, 2022. The opening is Sunday, March 20 at 3:00pm.

Jackie Taylor Videos

Photos & Video: First Look at MY BROTHER LANGSTON World Premiere at Black Ensemble Th Videoplay
Photos & Video: First Look at MY BROTHER LANGSTON World Premiere at Black Ensemble Theater

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 30, 2022

Black Ensemble Theater’s is continueing the 2022 Season of Excellence: The Season of Healing and Joy with the world premiere of My Brother Langston, written and directed by Rueben D. Echoles, The production runs August 13-September 18, 2022. Get a first look at photos and video here!

STAGE TUBE: TCG Launches 'Legacy Leaders of Color' Video Project
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, launches the Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project (LLCVP). Working with MOPED, a video production company, and with support from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, TCG filmed a series of interviews chronicling the stories of founding leaders of theatres of color.

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Black Ensemble Theater's AT LAST: A TRIBUTE TO ETTA JAMES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 7, 2014

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the return of the Black Ensemble classic At Last: A Tribute to Etta James written and directed by Jackie Taylor and co-directed by Daryl D. Brooks. At Last: A Tribute to Etta James is presented at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, September 27-December 28, 2014. Check out a first look at highlights below!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Black Ensemble Theater's ONE HIT WONDERS
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2014

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the world premiere musical One Hit Wonders by Black Ensemble Theater Associate Director Rueben D. Echoles in collaboration with Dawn Bless, directed by Black Ensemble Associate Director Daryl D. Brooks. One Hit Wonders will be presented at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, May 17-June 29, 2014. Check out highlights of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of Black Ensemble Theater's GOLDEN SOUL
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2014

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and Executive Director Jackie Taylor announces Chicago's Golden Soul, running in rep with the hit production It's All-Right To Have A Good Time: The Story of Curtis Mayfield. Both productions are produced and written by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and Executive Director Jackie Taylor. Check out highlights of the show below!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Black Ensemble Theater's ONCE UPON A PEOPLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 10, 2013

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor invites audiences to share in the magic of the holiday season with the world-premiere production of Once Upon A People: A Dancesical, written and directed by Black Ensemble Theater Associate Director Rueben D. Echoles and made possible through a generous grant from Chicago Community Trust. During a limited run, Once Upon A People will enchant audiences of all ages at the new Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago. The showis running now through December 30, 2013 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Sundays in repertory with The Curtis Mayfield Story. TCheck out highlights of the show below!

BWW TV: Highlights of Black Ensemble Theater's IT'S ALL-RIGHT TO HAVE A GOOD TIME: THE STORY OF CURTIS MAYFIELD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2013

Black Ensemble Theater announces It's All-Right To Have A Good Time: The Story of Curtis Mayfield produced and written by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor with Co-Direction by Jackie Taylor and Daryl D. Brooks. The Story of Curtis Mayfield will be presented at the new Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago as an open run with previews beginning September 14, 2013. The official press opening is scheduled for Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 3:00PM.

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Black Ensemble's HOWLIN WOLF
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 17, 2013

Black Ensemble Theater announces In Memory of Howlin Wolf (Ain't No Crying the Blues), written by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor, directed by Associate Director Rueben Echoles, and starring Rick Stone one of the stars of the classic movie Cooley High . In Memory of Howlin Wolf is presented at the new Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, through August 11, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the production below.

BWW TV: First Look at Black Ensemble Theater's FROM DOO WOP TO HIP HOP
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 25, 2013

Black Ensemble Theater presents the world premiere of From Doo Wop to Hip Hop, written and directed by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor and Associate Director Rueben Echoles and produced by Jackie Taylor. From Doo Wop to Hip Hop will be presented at the new Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, February 15 - April 14, 2013. The official press opening is scheduled for Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 3:00PM. Check out the video highlights below.


Jackie Taylor Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jackie Taylor been in?
Jackie Taylor has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jackie Taylor been in?
Jackie Taylor has not appeared in the West End