Opening Wednesday at ArtsWest: ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’

September 18, 2012 at 9:04 pm | In West Seattle news, WS culture/arts | 1 Comment

Five and a half months after ArtsWest revealed the productions comprising its 2012-2013 season (WSB coverage here and here), its season opener is about to hit the playhouse’s West Seattle Junction stage. Tomorrow (Wednesday) is opening night for the Northwest premiere of “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,” a Tony-nominated musical, directed by Christopher Zinovitch, with musical direction by Kim Dare. In ArtsWest’s announcement last March, it was described as a “comedic audacious mix of historical fact and fiction surrounding America’s controversial seventh president — the man who invented the Democratic Party, drove the Indians west, and ultimately doubled the size of our nation,” with “outrageous comedy, anarchic theatricality, and a rock score.” It runs through October 20th, Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 3 pm (with a few exceptions to that schedule, so check here – same link where you can buy tickets online).

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  1. This is an entertaining and somewhat educational show. As a history teacher and drama geek, I can say this show is the best of fact and fiction.

    Comment by Chrissy — 10:40 pm October 5, 2012 #

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