Barn Players Announce BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON as 2014 Season Premiere Show
The Barn Players premieres their 59th consecutive season with the award winning wild west, rock musical "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson", a mix of reality and fiction with an infectious rock musical score.
The show recreates and reinvents the life of our seventh President, Andrew Jackson, known as "Old Hickory" and who was America's first political maverick, from his beginnings on the Tennessee frontier to his days as President of the United States, his political problems, the problems with the American Indians and his relationship with his wife Rachel - all in this political carnival featuring Jackson as a rock star in a blend of outrageous comedy and great rock music.
"Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" opens at the Barn Players on Friday evening, February 28th and plays through Sunday, March 16th. Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30 with Sunday matinees at 2:00 - the show is rated "R".
The Barn Players production is directed by Guy Gardner, with musical direction by James Levy.
The show features Matt Pierce as "Andrew Jackson", Beth Benedict as "Rachel Jackson", Fran Kapono as "The story teller", plus Kristen Altoro, Wil Andrews-Weiss, Sarah Bodie, Andrew Brown, T J Chaffin, Anne Haines, Gabe Lasley, Jake Leet, Katie Pugh, Brian Shortess, Tracy Van Unen, James Wearing and Alyssa Winters.
Tickets are $18.00 and may be purchased by calling 1-800-838-3006, on the theatre website www.thebarnplayers.org, or at the box office the date of the performance; discounts for seniors and students. 2014 season tickets are also available; get all six season shows for the price of five.