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1522 Star Starred
Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts
Between Berkeley & Clarendon Streets 527 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116
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We dined right across the street at The Butchery (Barbara Lynch restaurant) and it was great and convenient. Nice night out.
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Aquitaine is nearby at Clarendon & Tremont -good food and convenient loc
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Reviews & Ratings

29 ratings
4.3 average rating
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6 events
1 review
4 stars
attended Oct 31 2012

This is a terrific production in all respects. Funny, enlightening (if all you know about Andrew Jackson is that his face is on the $20 bill and he massacred a lot of Indians), great music, great singing and acting, set design. Unique theater. Not...continued

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24 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 14 2012

The basic premise was pretty good, but the constant over the top vamping of the "congressman" got to be tiresome.

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18 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 03 2012

Though a bit of revisionist history, BBAJ was well done representation of our seventh president of the US. There is no doubt, for the times, Jackson was a hero. What we discover, he led the genocide against the Native Americans and the Trail of...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Might just be the break-out hit of the season.” -Boston Theatre Review
“A raucous ride through American history.” -The Boston Globe
“History class was never as much fun.” -Metro-speakeasy-has-a-winner-with-bloody-bloody-andrew-jackson


This show contains adult language and content, and utilizes gunshot effects and a strobe light. 

The show’s running time is one hour and 45 minutes, with no intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: SpeakEasy Stage

Over the past nineteen seasons, SpeakEasy Stage Company has distinguished itself as Boston’s premier theater staging Boston premieres. Year after year, SpeakEasy has won acclaim for presenting top-quality productions of vital, cutting-edge plays.

Recently, SpeakEasy was singled out by Variety, the entertainment newspaper, as a force in regional theater and a champion of small, often overlooked musicals.