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Jomama Jones

Daniel Alexander Jones

Jomama Jones is an evening-length performance event—part concert, revival and theatre piece. It centers upon a mythical music diva who fell into obscurity after a run of hits in the 1980s. This evening, Jomama Jones stages her triumphant return—to music, to the stage and to her own glimmering mission of bringing people out of self-imposed isolation and into a sense of courageous openness. Jomama Jones is a seven-foot tall, radiant soul superhero, whose expansive persona refuses limitation and encourages transformation. When Jones performed Jomama as a character in one of his early performance pieces in the mid-1990s, she was then a somewhat haughty and mean figure who focused on herself, not so much on the welfare of others. Apparently, her “expatriated” years served to crack open her heart and help her now represent the antithesis of bitterness. She returns from darkness as a lone star with singular purpose—spreading love to the people through her music and her live performance.

Project Updates

  • 2010: Jomama Jones * Radiate premieres at Soho Rep in New York

  • 2010: Jones refines the Jomama Jones show, Radiate, in residencies at Brown University and New Dramatists

  • 2010: Jomama Jones is supported by a MAP Fund grant

  • 2010: Jomama Jones performs in concert at Joe’s Pub in New York

  • 2009: A single from the upcoming Jomama Jones album, Lone Star, is released

  • 2009: Jomama Jones receives standing ovation at the Fire & Ink Conference in Austin, TX where she and her Sweet Peaches premiered songs from her upcoming CD, Lone Star.

  • 2009: Jomama Jones appears at Dixon Place for the HOT! FEST 2009 with her backing singers the Sweet Peaches (Daniel Dodd Ellis, Sonja Perryman and Helga Davis)

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    Daniel Alexander Jones

    Jones is an acclaimed interdisciplinary artist, named by American Theatre Magazine as one of fifteen theatre makers whose work will “change American s…


  • Events

    Oct 11 – Nov 06, 2016
    Daniel Alexander Jones Presents a New Play at Soho Rep

    Oct 29 – Oct 29, 2015
    Jomama Jones Presents "Black Light" at Joe's Pub

    Oct 08 – Oct 09, 2015
    Jomama Jones Presents "Black Light" at Joe's Pub

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  • Project News

    December 13, 2010
    Project Premiere: Jomama Jones * Radiate in NYC

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