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Kristine Nielsen Joins Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Cast

Kristine Nielsen Joins Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Cast

Casting is complete for the Public Theater's Broadway transfer of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, with Kristine Nielsen joining the show as Storyteller and Cameron Ocasio as Jackson's adopted son, Lyncoya. With original star Benjamin Walker reprising the title role, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson will begin performances at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre on September 20 ahead of an October 13 opening ...

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Goldstein, Pinkham and Quinn Join Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Goldstein, Pinkham and Quinn Join Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Darren Goldstein, Bryce Pinkham and Nadia Quinn will be among the rocking cast members of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson when the musical hits Broadway. Goldstein (cast as Calhoun) and Pinkham (Clay) both appeared in the Public Theater's 2009 LAB production of Jackson, before the fully staged production that ran earlier this year. With Benjamin Walker reprising his acclaimed performance in ...

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Are You Ready to Rock? Tickets For Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Now on Sale

Are You Ready to Rock? Tickets For Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Now on Sale

Pull those skin-tight jeans out of the closet and ready your populist rock’n’roll rhetoric—tickets are officially on sale for the Broadway transfer of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, the new musical from director/bookwriter Alex Timbers and composer/lyricist Michael Friedman. A smash hit during its spring 2009 run off-Broadway (where it became the second-highest grossing production in the Public Theater’s ...

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Announces Opening Night & Cast Album Release Dates

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Announces Opening Night & Cast Album Release Dates

The Public Theater’s critically acclaimed musical comedy Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson will begin performances at Broadway's Bernard Jacobs Theatre on September 20, one day earlier than previously announced, with an official opening night set for October 13. Benjamin Walker will reprise his performance in the title role; complete casting for the production, written and directed by Alex Timbers with music ...

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Bloody Bloody Benjamin Walker's Pre-Presidential Street Hustling

Bloody Bloody Benjamin Walker's Pre-Presidential Street Hustling

Before rave reviews as the much-lusted-after star of Broadway’s incoming Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, serious roles in starry stage dramas like 2008’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses and the romance that would have him calling Oscar winner Meryl Streep “mom”(in-law), Benjamin Walker was a typical struggling performer, a Southern transplant cutting his teeth in the comedy halls of the Big Apple ...

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Benjamin Walker to Star in Broadway Transfer of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Benjamin Walker to Star in Broadway Transfer of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

It’s official: Populist tuner Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson will transfer to Broadway this fall, beginning performances on September 21 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. The Public Theater’s acclaimed and much-extended emo-rock satire, written and directed by Alex Timbers with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, will star Benjamin Walker, who reportedly turned down the upcoming big screen X-Men flick ...

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From President to Superhero: Andrew Jackson's Benjamin Walker Joins Newest X-Men

From President to Superhero: Andrew Jackson's Benjamin Walker Joins Newest X-Men

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’s Benjamin Walker is set rock the X-Men universe in the upcoming franchise prequel, X-Men: First Class, according to Showbizz411.com. Walker will join the previously cast James McAvoy in the Matthew Vaughn (Stardust) directed film aiming for a summer 2011 release. Walker will take on Beast, the role played by current La Cage aux Folles ...

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Populism, Yea Yea! Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Thanks You For Your Vote

Populism, Yea Yea! Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Thanks You For Your Vote

Last month, Broadway fans everywhere decided which of their favorites of the 2009-2010 season deserved Broadway.com Audience Awards and now it's time to give out some trophies! Our parade of trophy-toters continues with Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson's creative team of composer/lyricist Michael Friedman (also a winner in 2008 for his musical contributions to off-Broadway favorite Saved) and ...

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Extends for Third and Final Time at the Public

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Extends for Third and Final Time at the Public

The Public Theater’s hit production of the new musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson will extend for a third and final time, through June 27. The show, which features a score by Michael Friedman and book and direction by Alex Timbers, began performances at the Newman Theater on March 23 and was originally scheduled to close on April 25.

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Trades the Oval Office for the Recording Studio

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Trades the Oval Office for the Recording Studio
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The Public Theater's new musical comedy Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson has been winning the votes of off-Broadway theatergoers with its combination of catchy campaign tunes by Michael Friedman, one-liners and pratfalls staged by Alex Timbers and the sexy swagger of a rocking cast. Now, after two extensions (bringing the show's run through May 30), the people have spoken: they want ...

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Extends Again at the Public

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Extends Again at the Public

The Public Theater's acclaimed new emo-rock satire Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson has extended its run for a second time. The show, written and directed by Alex Timbers and featuring music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, opened on April 6 was previously slated to close on May 9. The production will now run through May 30.

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Gets an Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Gets an Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording

The Public Theater’s critically acclaimed and extended new musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson will receive an original cast recording, to be released by Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records. Written and directed by Alex Timbers with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, the show is set to be recorded on April 26, with a release date to be announced later on. Bloody Bloody ...

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Michael Friedman on Turning History Into Hysterical Antics in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Michael Friedman on Turning History Into Hysterical Antics in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

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If anyone can take an obscure subject, wrap it in a catchy melody and make it sing—literally—it’s Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’s Michael Friedman. The composer, lyricist and consummate satirist has taken on such varied (and potentially deadly) topics in recent years as fanatic Christianity in Saved (a Broadway.com Audience Award winner), social politics in Paris ...

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What's Up, Benjamin Walker? The Andrew Jackson Star on Bleeding, Bombing and Being Beautiful

What's Up, Benjamin Walker? The Andrew Jackson Star on Bleeding, Bombing and Being Beautiful

Two years ago, Benjamin Walker was on Broadway wooing soon-to-be real-life wife Mamie Gummer as Danceny in the revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses. These days, he’s wooing audience members downtown at the Public Theater one presidential pelvic thrust at a time as the title star of the outrageous new rock comedy Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. We checked in on this ...

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Extends Run at the Public Theater

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Extends Run at the Public Theater

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson has extended its limited engagement at the Public Theater. Written and directed by Alex Timbers, with a score by Michael Friedman, the show was originally set to close on April 25. It will now play through May 9, 2010.

A brash rock musical about the country we live in and the leaders we choose, Bloody Bloody ...

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A Bloody Good Opening for Off-Broadway’s Wild Andrew Jackson

A Bloody Good Opening for Off-Broadway’s Wild Andrew Jackson
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If all history lessons were this hilarious (or sexy), you better believe we’d have studied harder! The Public Theater celebrated the opening of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, which tosses the life story of President Andrew Jackson, random comedic camp and wiry emo rock in a blender and hits “puree.” The opening on April 6 attracted a mix of celebrity ...

Emo Presidents and Hot Rockers? Worlds Collide in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Emo Presidents and Hot Rockers? Worlds Collide in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

If you think former President Andrew Jackson and modern emo rock are an odd pairing for a new off-Broadway musical...well, you're right. Sort of. The two have come together in The Public Theater's outrageous  Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson , the latest outing from downtown director/writer Alex Timbers and composer/lyricist Michael Friedman, and the result is (thankfully) more hilarious ...

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Complete Cast Announced for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at the Public

Complete Cast Announced for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at the Public

Complete casting has been announced for the Public Theater's forthcoming production of indie-rock tuner Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Written and directed by Alex Timbers, with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, the show begins previews on March 23 and is set to open on April 6. The limited engagement plays through April 25.

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Benjamin Walker to Star in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at the Public

Benjamin Walker to Star in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at the Public

The Public Theater has scheduled a return engagement of the rock opera Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson featuring Benjamin Walker (Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Inherit the Wind) in the title role. The show, which played a sold-out run in spring 2009 as part of the Public’s LAB season, will begin previews on March 23, 2010, and run through April 25, written and ...

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