Author Archive | Debbie Minter Jackson

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‘Shaking It Loose With Tom Jones’ at MetroStage

The genesis of this production says much about the innovative creative process at MetroStage. The idea that a new musical could be developed from Tom Jones’ productions was a spark in the mind of the Producing Artistic Director. She has produced his work over the years, including a reprise of Bessie’s Blues from twenty years […]

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An Interview with Playwright Gabrielle Fulton on ‘Uprising’ Now Playing at MetroStage by Debbie M. Jackson

Talking with Gabrielle Fulton was like connecting with a long-lost sister. While her roots are solidly Southern, she received degrees at Columbia U. and Northwestern, giving her an east coast and Midwestern sensibility— a kindred spirit and soul. Her play, Uprising, explores her family’s stories of ancestors picking cotton in the Georgia fields, and considers […]

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