PHOTO CALL: Heath Calvert Stars in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at DC's Studio Theatre
17 Jul 2012
Original Broadway cast member Heath Calvert stars in the title role in DC's Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at The Studio Theatre. Performances began July 11 for a run through August 19.
Keith Alan Baker, Christopher Gallu and Jennifer Harris co-direct a cast that also features Felicia Curry, Rachel Zampelli, Davis Hasty, Matt Dewberry, Ben Horen, Pomme Koch, Alex Mills, Ryan Sellers, Katy Carkuff, Esther Covington, Maria Egler, John Fritz, Aaren Keith, Emily Levey, Katie McManus, Rob Mueller, Ryan Patrick Welch and Eli Schulman.
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, which had a brief Broadway run in fall 2010, preceded by productions at the Public Theater and Los Angeles, was nominated for 2011 Tony Awards in the categories of Best Book and Best Scenic Design.
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson was created by Alex Timbers (book) and Michael Friedman (music and lyrics) and quot;tells the story of the United States of America's audacious and bold seventh president, the founder of the Democratic party who greatly expanded the size of the nation."