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New Jack City Live on Stage

Date: Feb 23, 2023
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: Price Varies
New Jack City Live on Stage comes to DeVos Performance Hall for one night on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 7:30PM.

Critics hailed it as “authentic and gritty,” “edgy and vibrant,” and “an action-laden epic about the rise and fall of an inner-city crack dealer.” The film was New Jack City. Thirty years after its original release, theatrical hitmaker Je’Caryous Johnson resurrects the record grossing crime thriller on stages across the country. Written, directed and produced by Johnson and presented by Je’Caryous Johnson Entertainment, the touring stage adaptation of the Warner Bros.’ cult classic visits its unprecedented run in Grand Rapids.

Johnson’s adaptation of NEW JACK CITY LIVE stars critically acclaimed actor Allen Payne, who will be reprising his role from the film, as “Gee Money,” legendary rapper and lead singer of the iconic rap group Naughty By Nature, “Treach” as “Nino Brown,” legendary rapper Big Daddy Kane as “Stone,” actor and star of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Gary Dourdan as “Scotty Appleton,” and actor and star of one of TV’s classic hit shows One on One, Flex Alexander as “Pookie.”

Tickets may be purchased at the box office or on-line at Ticket prices are subject to change. For current ticket prices, visit Ticket prices may vary, as market pricing applies to all tickets. Prices may fluctuate based on supply and demand. A ticket limit of 8 will apply to every order.

*Age limit of 12+ will be enforced. No one under the age of 12 will be permitted into the show.*

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New Jack City
New Jack City
Feb 23, 2023 | 7:30 PM
Price Varies
Line up subject to change.

*By purchasing or otherwise accepting a ticket to this Event, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 (coronavirus) exists in any public place where people are present. By attending the Event, you and any guest voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, and agree not to hold New Jack City, ASM Global, DeVos Performance Hall, and the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan for any illness or injury in connection with your or your guests' attendance at the Event.
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