The Tony award-winning musical that tells the true story of Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe, a.k.a. Jelly Roll Morton, the self-proclaimed “inventor of Jazz.” Featuring explosive dance and an original score inspired by the best musical traditions of New Orleans, Jelly’s Last Jam explores the complexities of African-American life, while celebrating its creative genius.
|Performed by:||North Carolina Black Repertory Company
|Written by:||George C. Wolfe|
|Lyrics by:||Susan Birkenhead|
|Music by:||Jelly Roll Morton|
|Music adaptation and additional music composed by:||Luther Henderson|
|Directed by:||Jackie Alexander|
|Performance Dates, Times, and Costs:||Monday, July 29, 9:00pm, $265 (#1) – Includes Opening Night Gala Awards Banquet, performance and reception.
Monday, July 29, 9:00pm, $100 (#1A) – Performance only (BALCONY SEAT)
Tuesday, July 30, 8:00pm, $56 (#10)
Thursday, August 1, 8:00pm, $56 (#56)
Friday, August 2, 8:00pm, $56 (#82)
Saturday, August 3, 3:00pm, $56 (#100)
Saturday, August 3, 8:00pm, $56 (#114)