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Jason Ellis

 
Birth Place:
Ocean City, MD
Bio:
Jason is a non-union Actor, Cabaret Artist, and Theater Creator in NYC. Studied at Playwrights Horizons theater school and with Bulgarian Comedia artist Damyan Pochristov while at Tisch School of the Arts.. As a singer/performer, Jason has appeared in dozens of cabaret programs since 2010. He ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Ocean City, MD

Bio:
Jason is a non-union Actor, Cabaret Artist, and Theater Creator in NYC. Studied at Playwrights Horizons theater school and with Bulgarian Comedia artist Damyan Pochristov while at Tisch School of the Arts.. As a singer/performer, Jason has appeared in dozens of cabaret programs since 2010. He ... (read complete bio)
 

Photos

Evelyn Sullivan and Jason Ellis Photo

Evelyn Sullivan and Jason Ellis

From: 
Date:
03/27/2019
Jason Ellis in attendance; The Fox All-Star Party held at Villa Sorriso in Pasadena,  Photo

Jason Ellis in attendance; The Fox All-Star Party held at Villa Sorriso in Pasadena, California on January 10th, 2011. √ɬĮ√ā¬¬Ņ√ā¬Ĺ RD / Orchon / Retna Digital

From: 
Date:
01/16/2011
 

Jason Ellis Biography

Jason is a non-union Actor, Cabaret Artist, and Theater Creator in NYC. Studied at Playwrights Horizons theater school and with Bulgarian Comedia artist Damyan Pochristov while at Tisch School of the Arts..

As a singer/performer, Jason has appeared in dozens of cabaret programs since 2010. He is a regular producer of cabaret fare, as well as an accomplished computer consultant and technician.

Jason has written and/or directed over two dozen original shows, mostly musical. With his partner Evelyn Sullivan, he received the 2019 MAC award for best cabaret duo/group.

Notable works as a writer include Barbarian! (one of new york's first hip hoperas), the horror-comedy Night of the Touching Zombies, and the horror-comedy-documentary The Last Temptation of Keiko.

Since 2017, Jason has been kindling a small musical renaissance as the Cabaret wizard of 53 Above, at the Broadway Comedy Club.




Jason Ellis News

53 Above Reopens as Hybrid Cabaret/Streaming Venue Photo 53 Above Reopens as Hybrid Cabaret/Streaming Venue
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2021

After the resoundingly successful reopening of the world famous Broadway Comedy Club, we are proud to announce the reopening and new mission of it's adjacent cabaret space, 53 Above.

BWW Interview: Eric Michael Gillett of COLORS OF CHRISTMAS The 2020 Benjamin House Ho Photo BWW Interview: Eric Michael Gillett of COLORS OF CHRISTMAS The 2020 Benjamin House Holiday Gala
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 16, 2020

Eric Michael Gillett has done it all and he always does it with an open heart and open hand. His annual holiday gala for Benjamin House was only briefly threatened by the global health crisis - for Gillett, nothing can stop him from honoring his favorite organization to support.

BWW Feature:  Support Your Local Artist The Mom And Pop Way Photo BWW Feature: Support Your Local Artist The Mom And Pop Way
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 12, 2020

These are tough times. There is no telling when they will get better. Many are choosing to do their shopping, holiday or other, buy patronizing the craftspeople who find themselves out of work at their usual career: show business. Take a look at what these talented folks have to offer, aside from their performance skills.

BWW Previews: HiGlass Productions Presents WE NEED A LITTLE CHRISTMAS December 17th o Photo BWW Previews: HiGlass Productions Presents WE NEED A LITTLE CHRISTMAS December 17th on YouTube
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 7, 2020

HiGlass Productions has put together an online concert designed to make you forget the woes of 2020 so you can focus on the holiday spirit instead.

Conch Shell Productions Announces Collaborative Theatre Initiative Addressing Systemi Photo Conch Shell Productions Announces Collaborative Theatre Initiative Addressing Systemic Racism
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 17, 2020

Conch Shell Productions, Braata Productions and Kumu Kahua Theatre have formed an alliance designed to spotlight Black and Indigenous People of Color in America, responding to systemic racism and oppression in America.

VIDEO: Watch the 30th Annual MAC Awards! Photo VIDEO: Watch the 30th Annual MAC Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 30, 2020

With the Coronavirus stopping all social gatherings and causing the closing of Don't Tell Mama for the duration, MAC has made a change from the previously announced event which was to be held at the club.

BWW Feature: MAC AWARDS Will Be Announced Live Via Facebook Monday. March 30th at 7 p Photo BWW Feature: MAC AWARDS Will Be Announced Live Via Facebook Monday. March 30th at 7 pm
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 29, 2020

The MAC Awards were scheduled to be celebrated on March 30th at Sony Hall. Instead they will be announced via Facebook Live from Lennie Watts' home. The times are a little different now, but the celebration of art is the same.

Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie, Max von Essen and More Nominated for MAC Awards Photo Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie, Max von Essen and More Nominated for MAC Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2020

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) has announced the 2020 MAC Award nominees. The nominees were determined by votes cast by the active MAC membership, except for the four song and recording categories, which were determined by special committees.

 Segerstrom Center Presents THE CENTER SESSION: An Exclusive Evening With Klos 95.5  Photo  Segerstrom Center Presents THE CENTER SESSION: An Exclusive Evening With Klos 95.5 Host Christian James Hand
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2020

Take a deep dive into the music of some of the greatest songs ever recorded during The Center Session: A Night With The Beatles with Christian James Hand. Popular KLOS 95.5 FM host Christian James Hand brings his groundbreaking radio segment The Session live to Samueli Theater on Friday, March 6. In this exclusive, one-night-only event, Hand will guide the audience through a track-by-track breakdown of some of the Beatles' most iconic songs.

53 Above Presents Cabaret Musical For Halloween Photo 53 Above Presents Cabaret Musical For Halloween
by Julie Musbach - Oct 15, 2019

53 Above presents an all-new musical for for the cabaret stage, on Oct 31st at 7pm: The Phantom of the Comedy Club, written by Jason Ellis and Ev Sullivan.

Jason Ellis Videos

BWW TV: Go Inside Cabaret's Biggest Night at the MAC Awards! VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Cabaret's Biggest Night at the MAC Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2019

The 33rd Annual MAC Awards were handed out on Tuesday night, March 26, during a glitzy evening at New York City's SONY Hall.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - MTV's RIDICULOUSNESS, MONEY FROM STRANGERS Premiering 4/30
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 10, 2012

MTV is kicking off its new Monday night line-up beginning April 30 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, with an all-new season of Rob Dyrdek's RIDICULOUSNESS guest-starring Justin Bieber in the premiere episode, and the premiere of new hidden camera show MONEY FROM STRANGERS at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.