Christopher Jackson

Christopher Jackson(Actor/Music Director/Lyricist) was most recently seen on Broadway as Vertus in Holler If Ya Hear Me. Other Broadway credits include Memphis (Delray), In the Heights (Benny, Drama Desk Award winner), The Lion King (Simba), Bronx Bombers (Derek Jeter), After Midnight. Off-Broadway: The JammerLonely, I’m Not, Patience, Candide. Regional credits:Comfortable Shoes (2003 Jefferson Award nomination, Black Theater Alliance Award nomination), Beggar’s Holiday (2005 BATC nomination). Television credits: A Gifted Man, White Collar, Nurse Jackie, Gossip Girl, Fringe, Oz, Guiding Light. Mr. Jackson was also the co-music director/head lyricist for the 2009 PBS production of The Electric Company, and  has written and composed music for Sesame Street. He has a solo album, In the Name of Love, with Yellow Sound Label.