Jelly's Last Jam (Off-Broadway, New York City Center, 2024) | Playbill

Jelly's Last Jam



When legendary musician Jelly Roll Morton’s soul is forced to face the music, the self-proclaimed “inventor of jazz” is left at the ultimate crossroads. Follow Jelly from the back alleys of New Orleans to the sparkling stages of New York, as his remarkable journey unfolds in a stunning display of song, dance, and music. With soulful melodies, electrifying tap dancing, and fiery tunes that will leave you breathless, get your groove on with this dazzling musical masterpiece.

Directed by Robert O'Hara
Tap Choreography by Dormeshia
Choreography by Edgar Godineaux
Music Direction byJason Michael Webb
Scenic Design by Clint Ramos
Costume Design by Dede Ayite
Lighting Design by Adam Honoré
Sound Design by Megumi Katayama

Cast Includes Billy Porter, Nicholas Christopher, John Clay III, Tiffany Mann, Leslie Uggams, Joaquina Kalukango, Mamie Duncan-Gibbs, Stephanie Pope Lofgren, Allison M. Williams, Okieriete Onaodowan, Alaman Diadhiou


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