Music is his life. Producer and musician Johnny Jackson is an actual urban legend, in the flesh. An acknowledged virtuoso in the theater industry, Jackson began his career at the prodigy‐like age of 5. Tireless in his work ethic, the prolific young Jackson quickly established himself as a formidable force in music. His genius and electric sound has an undeniable magical touch which is infused in his concerts. With a one‐of‐a‐kind, unmistakable winning sound, his music is imbued with "that certain something" that warms the heart and touches the soul.
Eric Poindexter is a celebrated and creative force in the industry. His smooth, sultry voice has touched audiences for over a decade. He is a musical juggernaut, who keeps adding milestone after milestone to a legacy that seems to have no threshold or peak in sight. With background training as a comedic actor and classical training as a jazz singer, Poindexter’s sound will leave you craving for more.
Ray Naccari is a renowned Music Director, Arranger, and Composer. He has scored musical theatre productions, written anthems, arranged artist songs, and albums, and produced musicals tributes. He has performed at Carnegie Hall and worked with entertainment legends like Jennifer Holliday, Jessye Norman, Ben Vereen, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Shania Twain, Bob Marley, and Gloria Gaynor. He is one of New York’s finest music producers.
Affectionately dubbed the "Sweetheart of Gospel Music, Bettina Dowtin has been electrifying audiences for over 20 years. Her rare combination of talent and vocal ability makes her one of the most moving performers to grace the stage. Each year guests from around the world come to hear her sing. As a vocalist, writer, and musician, she does it all. There is nothing musically she cannot do. With a vocal range that reaches five octaves, her style captivates audiences of all denominations, races, and religions. Simply put, she is a true gem and a beautiful soul.
Jackson and Poindexter are proud to celebrate the holidays with you and your family.
Other special guests for the evening include the sweet sound of Pamela Agaloos, vocal arranger extraordinaire Dakota Naccari, and introducing newcomer Madeline Malinowski. After the devastation of Covid-19, we are proud to announce that the theater doors are finally re-open. Come and experience a night of joy and healing as these artists celebrate life, love, and the warmth of the holidays.
Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre
Expected Run Time is 90 minutes