Chester Gregory: Tribute to Jackie Wilson & Friends, presented by Greenville Entertainment Series

Friday, January 27, 2023
Doors: 6:30pm | Show: 7:30pm

Chester Gregory, joined by a rhythm section, performs a high-caliber tribute to Jackie Wilson and the artists he influenced. This energetic show will have you dancing and singing all night long. Chester is an award-winning actor and singer. He made his Broadway debut in Hairspray, performing in many more productions including the leading role of Berry Gordy in the hit show, Motown the Musical, a role where he received critical acclaim.

In addition to Motown the Musical and Hairspray, his Broadway credits include Tarzan, Cry-Baby, and Sister Act. He has toured nationally with Dreamgirls, Sister Act, and his one-man show The Eve of Jackie Wilson.

Chester has received numerous awards, including the Jeff Award and an NAACP Theatre Award. He had the opportunity to sing for the legendary “King of Pop,” Michael Jackson, in which Jackson gave Gregory a standing ovation for his performance. Gregory was presented with the key to the city of his hometown, Gary, Indiana and to East Chicago. He’s been chosen as an Honorary State Representative of Indiana and has received an Honorary Doctorate from his alma mater, Columbia College in Chicago.

A show of such physical and vocal dexterity…“ – The New York Times