McSwain Theatre premieres online spring showcase April 17


Wednesday, April 14, 2021

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office



Jae L. & Crossover with Special Guests offer a free virtual show

ADA, Okla. – With a special spring showcase, Jae L. & Crossover with Special Guests will offer a virtual show at no charge for public viewing 7 p.m., April 17.

The theater invites everyone to watch from the comfort of home or anywhere else with an internet connection at McSwainTheatre.com or Facebook.com/McSwainTheatre.

“It is a very uplifting and moving show with good classics. You will go down memory lane just listening to them,” said Jae L. Stilwell, lead singer and McSwain general manager.

Guest vocalists plan to treat viewers to favorites from many genres, like the popular fiddling tune “Orange Blossom Special” to country numbers such as Patti Page’s “Tennessee Waltz,” Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats,” the Dixie Chicks’ “Somedays You Gotta Dance,” Joni Harms’ “Two-Steppin’ Texas Blue,” Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” and “One Piece at a Time,” and Patsy Cline’s “I Fall to Pieces.”

Special guests from Oklahoma and Texas include Tanner Massey from Choctaw, Tara Scott from Duncan, Debbie Allen from Ada, Brent Smith from Ada, Jeff Donaldson from Oklahoma City, Deni Stubbs from Oklahoma City, Chandler Elliott from Ada and Cathy Lake from Runaway Bay, Texas.

Crossover’s musicians have decades of combined experience performing with artists who specialize in all genres of music. Band members include Jae L. Stilwell, Jody Teeter, Deni Stubbs, Greg Griffin, Wayne Morton, Mike Price, Gary Bryan, Kenny Anderson, Debbie Allen and Tara Scott.

About the McSwain Theatre

For more than 100 years, the McSwain Theatre has offered a compelling variety of entertainment to Ada residents and visitors alike. Vaudeville acts, silent films, major motion pictures and live musical performances have helped make the theater a staple of the Ada Main Street entertainment scene.
As a music destination, the McSwain brought in the likes of Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Patti Page, Blake Shelton, Neal McCoy, Ray Price and The Osmond Brothers, among others.

During the McSwain Theatre’s regular schedule, which is currently postponed due to COVID-19 safety measures, Jae L. and Crossover shows offer local, up-and-coming artists an audience, stage, microphone and full band. Performances span many genres, including everything from country to classic hits.

For more information, contact the McSwain Theatre at (580) 332-8108 or visit McSwainTheatre.com. Follow theater updates on Facebook at Facebook.com/McSwainTheatre, on Instagram at Instagram.com/McSwainTheatre or on Twitter at Twitter.com/McSwainTheatre.