Re-Entry: Actors Playing Jazz is the story of eight formerly incarcerated men who have come together after their release from long prison terms to start a theater group and stay on the “straight and narrow.”  Using free form theatre, they explore each man’s experiences outside the walls, how they feel about being free, and how they use their creative and theatrical work to transform their responses to society’s biases against them.

Frequently Asked Questions

Re-Entry: Actors Playing Jazz is the story of eight formerly incarcerated men who have come together after their release from long prison terms to start a theater group and stay on the “straight and narrow.”  This love of theater was developed during their prison sentences and allows them to explore, in free form, the challenges of re-entering society:  each man’s experiences outside the walls, how they feel about being free, and how they use their creative and theatrical work to transform their responses to society’s biases against them.

 

Re-Entry was developed at the Actors Studio in New York City under the direction of Estelle Parsons, actress, singer, and stage director include various awards and notable theater  productions.  The eight actors, all members of the Actors Studio with numerous New York and regional stage experience as well as TV and film credits, are Ryan Johnson, Ron Scott, Marcus Naylor, Leland Gantt, Javier Molina, Erick Betancourt, Justin McManus and Victor Almanzar.   The production’s creative team includes Peter Larkin, sets; Shukkun Hue, costumes, and music by J.S. Bach.

Processing and convenience fees are standard in the performing arts industry, but since the Capitol Center for the Arts handles ticket sales independently, our fees are much lower than the average fee you’ll find with theatres using third party ticketing companies. A variable per ticket convenience fee will be added to every order purchased online or by phone. You are not charged this per ticket fee when purchasing in person at the Box Office. These fees help to cover the cost of operating the theatre, as well as administrative and box office staffing, credit card fees charged by merchant services, ticketing software, 24/7 ordering via our website, postage, computer and telephone systems, utilities and supplies.

Refunds or exchanges are not permitted for any tickets purchased unless the show cancels. Please do not purchase a ticket unless you are sure that you can attend.  Members of the Capitol Center for the Arts may exchange tickets for credit toward future events.  Tickets must be presented to the box office during business hours at least 24 hours prior to the event. Tickets that are part of a VIP, Meet and Greet, or group/subscription discount package may not be eligible for ticket insurance.