Saturday, May 16, 2020

Shades of Cool: the Goodman Theatre Gala

Performance by Cheyenne Jackson

Saturday, May 16, 2020 | 6:30pm
Fairmont Chicago

Dancing to The Gentlemen of Leisure | Black Tie

Proceeds from the Gala will benefit Goodman Theatre’s Education and Engagement Programs


Robert Falls
Artistic Director

Roche Schulfer
Executive Director

David W. Fox, Jr.
Chairman, Board of Trustees

Jeffrey W. Hesse
Chair Elect/Vice Chair - Treasurer, Board of Trustees

Joan E. Clifford
Benefit Events Leadership Chair
Immediate Past Chair, Board of Trustees

Denise Stefan Ginascol
President, Women's Board

Megan McCarthy Hayes
President, Scenemakers Board

Diane Landgen
Nina Owen
Gala Co-Chairs



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About Cheyenne Jackson
  • Cheyenne Jackson

    Cheyenne Jackson

    Grammy nominee Cheyenne Jackson is a multi-talented stage, television and film actor, singer and songwriter. He most recently appeared in HBO’s Watchmen, Disney's Descendants 3, and FX’s American Horror Story: Apocalypse. Next, he will be seen in Netflix’s Julie and the Phantoms. Previously, he was a series regular in Paramount network’s American Woman. A veteran of the theatre, Jackson most recently starred in Into the Woods (Hollywood Bowl), The Secret Garden (Lincoln Center) and the critically acclaimed run of The Most Happy Fella (New York City Center). Among his Broadway credits include roles in David West Read’s play The Performers (Longacre Theatre), the recent revival of Finian’s Rainbow (Drama Desk Award nomination), Xanadu (Drama Desk & Drama League Award nominations), All Shook Up (Theatre World Award, Drama League & Outer Critics Circle Award nominations), Aida and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Cheyenne made his solo singing debut at Carnegie Hall with his show, Cheyenne Jackson’s Cocktail Hour: Music of the ‘Mad Men’ Era, and more recently joined Michael Feinstein on the Carnegie Hall stage for a duet concert, featuring music from their CD collaboration, The Power of Two. Jackson signed on with SONY/ATV as a songwriter and recording artist and released his first, full-length album of original music titled I'm Blue, Skies, on which he collaborated with Sia, Stevie Aiello and Charlotte Sometimes.


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