Take your seat at the legendary Jungle Inn Nightclub with your host, Jazz pioneer Jelly Roll Morton, for a night of music that might change his life. When The Chimney man comes to ferry Jelly’s soul away, he gets one last chance to make amends for his mistakes. From the back alleys of New Orleans to the stages of New York – this sizzling memoir has seductive harmony, phenomenal tap dancing, and a score you won’t forget!
Who will love it: If you love New Orleans jazz, big dance numbers, tap, and spiritual storytelling– this show is for you! PG-13
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Book by George C. Wolfe
Music by Jelly Roll Morton
Lyrics by Susan Birkenhead
Directed and Choreographed by Brian Harlan Brooks (Broadway’s Motown)
HISTORY OF JAZZ | Thursday, May 14 | 6:30-7:15pm
A pre-show panel taking you through the history of jazz!
SPEAKEASY NIGHT | Friday, May 15 | 6:30-7:15pm
Password please… Join us at our ON STAGE bar for live music before the show.
OPENING NIGHT DANCE PARTY | Saturday, May 16 | Following the performance
Join the cast, creative team, and CFRT staff for an opening night dance party and reception!
MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT | Wednesday, May 20 | 7:30pm
All military personnel receive a 25% discount on tickets with valid ID!
TEACHER APPRECIATION NIGHT | Friday, May 22 | 7:30pm
All CCS personnel receive a 25% discount on tickets with valid ID!
FRENCH QUARTER BRUNCH | Sunday, May 24 | 1:00-1:45pm
Enjoy a French Quarter inspired brunch buffet before the show!
Tuesday – Friday, 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Saturday – One hour before show
Sunday – One hour before show
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Reservations: All seats are assigned and must be reserved. A ticket voucher (when applicable) is not a ticket and must be redeemed for a physical seat. All tickets must be paid for at the time of reservation (excluding Group Payment Plans).
Reservation Changes: Tickets released from the theatre are NOT exchangeable or refundable. One show date change may be made at no cost; changes thereafter will require a $5.00 service fee charge.
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Patron and Season Tickets Holders who do not cancel twenty-four (24) in advance of their reserved performance will forfeit their voucher for that production.
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Inclement Weather: In the event of dangerous weather conditions, Theatre Management reserves the right to cancel a performance for the safety of performers, staff and audience members. Management will make any cancellation decisions within 2 hours of opening. Announcements of cancellations will be posted on CFRT’s website and Facebook pages. In the event of a cancellation, the Box Office will work with ticket holders upon request to identify a future performance at which tickets can be honored.