About IT TAKES A VILLAGE (The Musical)


“It Takes A Village” is a Modern Musical Production that incorporates music and dance into a theatrical presentation of a story that takes a look at several high school students and how their performance in school is affected by the challenges they face at home as well as at school.

While both funny and dramatic, the play focuses on how the teachers and others in the community have to somehow find a way to reach them, teach them and ensure that they are given the opportunity to succeed in spite of their circumstances.

Whether they are being forced to be grownups before their time, being bullied or struggling with self-esteem issues,  they all soon find out that in order to overcome it, just like in the old days,  

“it Takes A Village”

Written and Directed by Stanley C Jackson SR for SJM Productions, LV, LLC


SJM Productions LV LLC is a stage play and musical production company that produces the original works of National Award winning Playwright Stanley C Jackson SR. Each production is written and directed by Jackson and features his original music and gut wrenching humor. Scripts are written to encourage, inspire and motivate its audience by allowing them to literally see themselves, their friends, and family on stage as characters in life changing productions and musicals where life, love and faith always have the starring role.