“I got out there to entertain audiences the way Hollywood entertained me. Make them forget their lives for a few hours and be thrilled, awed, or excited at the big room where make-believe lives,” Jackson said in part, per People. “Thanks to every person who has ever bought a ticket to any movie I was in. It’s truly been an honor and a pleasure to entertain you,”

Piano Lessons, produced by Brian Anthony Moreland, Sonia Friedman and Tom Kirdahy, will begin performances over 16 weeks beginning Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 at the St. James Theatre in New York. For more information on how to secure tickets, head on over to