Photo Flash: First Look at Clay Comer and More in MET's BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON
Julie Herber, MET Associate Artistic Director, directs Alex Timbers' script with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Clay Comer straps on the axe to portray the show's title character. He is joined by Chris Thomas as Martin Van Buren, Jack Evans as James Monroe, Matt Lee as John Calhoun, Eric Jones as John Quincy Adams and Joe Jalette as Henry Clay. The ensemble cast also includes Thom Huenger, Evan Owens, Allison Lepelletier Duvall, Wilson Seltzer, Caitlyn Joy, Shea-Mikel Green and Alex Borlo as Jackson's lovely leading lady Rachel. The talented ensemble will be backed up on stage by additional musicians including Musical Director, Alison E. Shafer.
Herber will be assisted by a production team that includes lights by Paul Shillinger, costumes by Dusty Shaffer, set design by JoAnn Lee, with props by Doug Grove and Katie Rattigan.
The show will run from October 18 through November 11 every Thursday through Sunday at the MET, located in the historic FSK Hotel at 31 W Patrick Street. The first Thursday performance will be a $10 preview night (cash only at door) and the first Sunday performance will be a gala night with a reception preceding the performance sponsored by The Cellar Door. Tickets are $15 (Thursdays) through $24 and can be purchased at 301.694.4744, marylandensemble.org or in person at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre box office. The show is recommended for ages fifteen and up as it contains mature language and situations.
Photo Credit: Joe William
BLOODY BLOODY Andrew Jackson
Shea-Mikel Green, Eric Jones, Allison Lepelletier Duvall and Caitlyn Joy
Shea-Mikel Green and Chris Thomas
Joe Jalette, Eric Jones and Matt Lee