TEXAS PERFORMING ARTS TO OFFER VIRTUAL BENEFIT CONCERT
CHRISTOPHER JACKSON: LIVE FROM THE WEST SIDE
Texas Performing Arts is one of a select group of nonprofit arts organizations participating in a livestream concert event, Christopher Jackson: Live from the West Side on Saturday, August 15 at 7 p.m. CST. Jackson is a Grammy and Emmy Award winning songwriter/composer and a Tony Award nominated actor best known for originating the role of George Washington in the cultural phenomenon Hamilton.
Tickets for Christopher Jackson: Live from the West Side are $40 per household and are available at texasperformingarts.org. Tickets include access to the livestream performance plus an additional 72 hours of on-demand viewing of a video recording of the livestream, available one hour after the live broadcast. Proceeds from ticket sales will support Texas Performing Arts' reopening and recovery efforts.
- Date: Christopher Jackson: Live From The West Side
- Time: 7:00 p.m. CST
- Website: https://texasperformingarts.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetPackageInfo?packageCode=GS%3APAC%3A%3AT5STREAM%3A&linkID=tex-pac&shopperContext=&RSRC=tex-pac&RDAT=JACK-stream-nyTPA&_ga=2.32946173.293621407.1597070033-934340334.1591852619
- Cost: $40.00
- Name: Texas Performing Arts
Texas Performing Arts is the performing arts presenting program of The University of Texas at Austin and operates campus venues including Bass Concert Hall and McCullough Theatre. It is the home of the Lexus Broadway in Austin series. In calendar year 2019 Bass Concert Hall had the highest number of tickets sold of any theater in Austin, was #2 in the State of Texas and #22 in the world, according to industry publication Pollstar. Following a national search, Tony Award-winning producer Bob Bursey was appointed Executive Director in January, 2020.