Michelle Jasso

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Michelle Jasso is an award-honored performer with credits encompassing opera, cabaret, theatre, television, commercial, and voiceover. Within her repertoire of over 25 leading and supporting roles, favorites include Soyla in AMERICAN MARIACHI, The Witch (Into the Woods), Sally Bowles (Cabaret), The Beggar Woman (Sweeney Todd, Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award recipient: Featured Actress in a Musical), Ursula (The Little Mermaid), Lily (The Secret Garden), and Elizaveta Grushinskaya (Grand Hotel, Jeff Award recipient: Performer in a Supporting Role, Non-Equity). At the time of the COVID-19 shutdown, Jasso was on her first national tour in The King’s Speech, which had its North American premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theater in fall 2019, the cast of which included Harry Hadden-Paton (Broadway’s My Fair Lady, Downton Abbey, The Crown) and James Frain (The Tudors, True Blood, The White Queen). She has also appeared in Chicagoland with Music Theater Works, Porchlight Music Theatre, Kokandy Productions, Lifeline Theatre, and Oil Lamp Theatre, and regionally with TheatreSquared, the Wyoming Theatre Festival, Opera Grand Rapids, Portland Opera, and The Industry in Los Angeles.

Michelle has appeared in co-star roles on NBC’s Chicago PD and on the hit Showtime series The Chi, and is currently in post-production for a new Latinx webseries entitled Border'd, now in partnership with Open Television (OTV). She has also appeared on Investigation Discovery’s I (Almost) Got Away With It.

A Mexican-American California native now based in Chicago, Jasso is a proud member of Actors’ Equity, SAG-AFTRA, and the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA). She is represented by DDO Artists Agency, Chicago.

Michelle Jasso STAGE CREDITS

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The National Theatre D.C. Premiere, 2020
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Interview: To Matt Chait, Theatre Is A FAMILY BUSINESS

Matt Chait’s A Family Business world premieres November 17, 2023, at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre (with previews November 15th and 16th). Brian Shnipper directs the cast of Eric Stanton Betts, Alli Brown, Michelle Jasso, Lindsay G. Merrithew, Bruce Nozick and Julie Pearl. I had the chance to throw out a few questions to Matt, the playwright and man integral to Los Angeles Theatre history.

World Premiere Comedy A FAMILY BUSINESS to Open at At Hudson MainStage Theatre in November

Get ready for the world premiere of 'A Family Business' at Hudson MainStage Theatre. This hilarious comedy written by Matt Chait and directed by Brian Shnipper is a must-see. Previews start on November 15 and 16, with the official opening night on November 17. The show runs until December 31, so don't miss out on this limited engagement.

Beloved Masterpiece A CHRISTMAS CAROL Comes To The T2 Stage This December

​​​​​​​TheatreSquared's A Christmas Carol—a beloved Northwest Arkansas tradition that debuted with the company's new building in 2019—will return to the stage December 1 and continue performances through Christmas Eve. Adapted by T2 co-founders Amy Herzberg and Robert Ford, the inventive, magic-filled T2 original production is directed by Herzberg and associate director Bryce Kemph.

THE KING'S SPEECH Comes To Hartford Stage In March

Former Artistic Director Michael Wilson will return to Hartford Stage in March to direct the original play which inspired the Academy Award-winning film The King's Speech. Written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter David Seidler, the play tells the true story of King George VI, his speech therapist Lionel Logue, and a friendship that helped steer the course of history. The King's Speech will run Thursday, March 19, through Sunday, April 19.

THE KING'S SPEECH To Make D.C. Debut At National Theatre

David Seidler's original play THE KING'S SPEECH will make its D.C. debut at the National Theatre from February 11-16, 2020.

Photo Flash: First Look at Teatro Vista's HOPE

Teatro Vista opens its 2019-20 season with a grand exploration of Mexican American life in the '60s with the Midwest premiere of Hope: Part II of A Mexican Trilogy by Evelina Fernández.

HOPE Part II Of A Mexican Trilogy Opens Teatro Vista's Season

Teatro Vista opens its 2019-20 season with a grand exploration of Mexican American life in the '60s with the Midwest premiere ofHope: Part II of A Mexican Trilogy by Evelina Fernandez.

46th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards Announce Recipients

The Jeff Awards announced recipients of the 46 th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards on Monday, June 3, at the Athenaeum Theatre.

46th Annual Non�"Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced

The Jeff Awards announced today via a special video, a total of 132 nominations in 22 categories for the 46th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards.

INTO THE WOODS Opens Next Week at Music Theater Works

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents INTO THE WOODS with full original orchestrations at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 22 through 31, 2018.

INTO THE WOODS Opens December 22 at Music Theater Works

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents INTO THE WOODS with full original orchestrations at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 22 through 31, 2018.

Photo Flash: Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL

Kokandy Productions is pleased to present the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 - May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Featuring a book by Luther Davis, music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest and additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, the Kokandy production will be directed by Artistic Producer John D. Glover, with music direction by Aaron Benham and choreography by Brenda Didier. Single tickets are currently available at www.kokandyproductions.com, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office.

Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL

Kokandy Productions is pleased to present the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 - May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Featuring a book by Luther Davis, music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest and additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, the Kokandy production will be directed by Artistic Producer John D. Glover, with music direction by Aaron Benham and choreography by Brenda Didier.

Porchlight Announces Extension of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Now Through 3/17

Porchlight Music Theatre announces Merrily We Roll Along, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham has been extended through March 17 at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. 

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the next mainstage production it its 2017 - 2018 season Merrily We Roll Along, January 26 - March 11, 2018, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.

Photo Flash: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Comes to Porchlight Music Theatre

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the next mainstage production it its 2017 - 2018 season Merrily We Roll Along, January 26 - March 11,  2018, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The performance schedule is Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. (March 4 and March 11) and 6 p.m. (February 4, February 11, February 18 and February 25) with a weekday matinee Thursday, March 8 at 1:30 p.m. There is no 4 p.m. performance Saturday, Feb. 3 and no 7:30 p.m. performance on Thursday, March 8. Tickets are $33 - $60 and are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office, 773.777.9884.

Photo Flash: Meet the Company of Porchlight's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the next mainstage production in its 2017 - 2018 season - Merrily We Roll Along - running January 26 - March 11, 2018, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham, at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below!

Casting Announced For Kokandy Productions' GRAND HOTEL at Theater Wit

Kokandy Productions is pleased to announce casting for the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.

Photo Flash: Meet the Company of Porchlight's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the next mainstage production in its 2017 - 2018 season - Merrily We Roll Along - running January 26 - March 11, 2018, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham, at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below!

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