The Eve of Jackie Wilson (Starring Chester Gregory) - Empress Theatre
Fri, Aug 16 | $25 Online | $30 Box Office & Phone | Doors open 7PM | Show at 8PM | Chester Gregory is a multi award-winning actor and singer. A native of Gary, Indiana, Gregory worked as a teacher for the Lake County Public School System by day, and moonlighted as an actor in Chicago’s theater scene at night. Gregory wrote and produced plays and musicals for his students, nurturing their creative talents to become successful working professionals. He became a full-time actor and performer soon after landing the lead role in the critically acclaimed stage play The Jackie Wilson Story (which had a three-year run of sold out performances) at the Black Ensemble Theatre in Chicago. Gregory has since performed all over the world in iconic roles on stage and on screen.