"Andrew Jackson" is Rock, Roll and Ribald

Feb 15, 2013

Maxim Gukhman as the title role in Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson
Credit BreeAnne Clowdus

Andrew Jackson was victor of the Battle of New Orleans, author of the policies that led to the Trail of Tears, and you might think, an unlikely subject for musical theater.

Until you hear about the latest show at Actor’s Express.

Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson is a rock musical that's found a rich anti-hero in our troubled seventh president. The show closes this Sunday, and so we return to a conversation John Lemley had with artistic director Freddie Ashley and dramaturg Kevin Becerra. Freddie began.