STAGE TUBE: Preview Little Radical Theatrics' BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, Opening 5/25
The New York regional premiere of rock musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson with book by Alex Timbers and music & lyrics by Michael Friedman takes the stage for Little Radical Theatrics, Inc. May 25-June 2. Directed by Michael J. Mirra with musical direction by Ricky Romano and choreography by Jessica Bittner, the show's executive producer is Stephanie Viegas, with assistant producer and production manager Jovan C. Richards.
Below is a video mash-up of three numbers from the production, including songs "Populism Yeah, Yeah", "I'm So That Guy" and ending with the musical's No. 1 hit "Rock Star". Check it out below!
A.J. kicked British butt, shafted the Indians and smacked down the Spaniards all in the name of these United States—who cares if he didn't have permission? An exhilarating and white-knuckled look at one of our nation’s founding rock stars, BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON recreates and reinvents the life of 'Old Hickory,' from his humble beginnings on the Tennessee frontier to his days as our seventh Commander-in-Chief. It also asks the question, is wanting to have a beer with someone reason enough to elect him? What if he’s really, really hot? NOTE: Due to explicit language and content, this production may be inappropriate for some patrons.
The Cast: BJ Markus as Andrew Jackson, Danny Carlisto as Cobbler/Messenger/John Quincy Adams/Tour Guide/Florida Man, Brian J. Conklin as Andrew Sr./John Calhoun, Alejandro Funes as Male Soloist/Citizen/Phil, David Himmel as Black Fox/Henry Clay, Madeline Landin as Toula/Female Ensemble, Melissa Pellerano as Female Soloist/Announcer/Naomi, Jesse Penber as James Monroe, Gene Rauccio as Lyncoya, Jessica Reed as Elizabeth/Erica, Markiss Robert as Red Eagle/University President, Dany Rousseau as Rachel Jackson/Florida Woman, Steven Taliaferro as Keokuk/Martin Van Buren, Stephanie Viegas as The Storyteller and featuring Flat Five as the BBAJ house band.
Performances run May 25 @ 8:00pm, May 26 @ 8:00pm, May 27 @ 7:00pm, June 1 @ 8:00pm, June 2 @ 2:00pm and June 2 @ 8:00pm. $20 advanced tickets for BBAJ can be purchased online at http://www.westchestersandboxtheatre.com/ or call 1-914-630-0804 and mention BBAJ. Barring sold-out performances, $25.00 tickets will be made available to the general public at the Westchester Sandbox Theatre box office (931c E. Boston Post Rd., Mamroneck) one hour prior to curtain time.
BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.
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