Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
This week I talked with actor Jeff Hiller about the hit Off Broadway play Bright Colors And Bold Patterns that he’ll be joining
Every year I hear about the death of the new musical. Wholly original shows -- or, hell, just shows with new scores (it's hard to be truly "original" these days) -- get bad reviews and people act like there will never be a new musical again. It's not altogether consistent or logical when this hand-wringing occurs.
First Nighter: "Love's Labour's Lost" Loses More Than Wins in the Park; Downtown's "Under the Greenwood Tree" As You'll Like It
It would be a pleasant chore to report that Shakespeare in the Park's Love's Labour's Lost is an amusingly silly musical
Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson is a hard-rock musical that tells the life story of this nation's seventh president in modern lingo to make the 19th century relevant to youth culture. Lets just say, been there, done that, hella better.
If history class were like the rock musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, I might have fared better in school. It examines the life of Andrew Jackson, America's seventh president, through the lens of a wry, high-octane rock concert.
The 2011 Tony Award nominations were announced early Tuesday morning, which can only mean that the annual press meet-and-greet erupted -- or something like that -- not quite so early Wednesday morning.
Spider-Man exemplifies a larger story -- the transformation of the Great White Way from a collection of buildings dedicated to advancing the art of theater to nothing less than a Broadway theme park.
With the holiday season securely upon us, it is basically a universal truth that throngs of visitors will enter New York
This isn't your grandparents' Broadway. That's probably the best way of describing Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, a wicked, wacky and rocking new musical.
When it comes to the hit new musical about the rise of the modern Democratic party "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" journalists
To call Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson "sophomoric" is to flatter it. "Freshmanic" might be closer to describing its juvenile quality. Or maybe just plain "manic."