Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Written by Alex Timbers 
Music & Lyrics by Michael Friedman
Directed by Chris Mangels
November 10 - 18, 2017


Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson is a rock musical with music and lyrics written by Michael Friedman and a book written by its director Alex Timbers.

The show is a comedic historical rock musical about the founding of the Democratic Party. It redefines Andrew Jackson, America's seventh President, as an Emo rock star and focuses on populism, the Indian Removal Act, and his relationship with his wife Rachel.




Andrew Jackson - Michael Seitz

Storyteller - Jennifer Powers

Rachel Jackson & Others - Cheyenne Breshears

Girl 1 & Others - Becka Cole*

Girl 2 & Others - Jaylin Hensley*

Girl 3 & Others - Jenna Perez

Black Fox & Others - Gio Adaoag

James Monroe & Others - Hector Agredano

John Calhoun & Others - R.L. Preheim*

Henry Clay & Others - Steven Balladarez*

John Quincy Adams & Others - David Sison-Lowe*

Martin Van Buren & Others - Jack O’Leary

Lyncoya & Others - Tamla Quipse*



Bandleader / Keyboard / Guitar - Adam Long

Lead Guitar - Josiah Smith

Bass - Joaquin Ruiz

Drums - Andrew Gonzalez



Felipe Alvarado, Vanessa Bonnar*, Caryn Cole*, Jhony DeOliveira, Chandler Fairfield*, Steven Freitas, Olivia Gonzales, Allen Hover, Brenna Jared*, Emily King, Karen Kirkpatrick, Sophie Kirkpatrick, Mia Lobato, Kyle MacGillivray*, Glory Ramos, Gustavo Ruiz, Sylvia Salas, Madison Spiegel, Miranda Sul, Karigan Wann



Director – Chris Mangels
Choreographer – Imara Quiñónez
Vocal Director – John Sorber
Instrumental Director – Michael Tackett
Dramaturg – Tamla Quipse
Rehearsal Accompanist – Rod Henczel

Scenic Design – Chris Mangels
Scenic Construction / Artistry – The students of Drama 13/14, COS Theatre Artistic Company, and Cast
Projection Design – Chris Mangels, Vanessa Lamb, Nick Terry
Videographer / Editor – Vanessa Lamb
Properties Master – Cindy Herrera*

Costume Design – James McDonnell
Assistant Costume Design – Schyler Mayo
Costume Construction – James McDonnell & Schyler Mayo
Wardrobe Crew Chief – Kami Hinds
Wardrobe Crew – The students of Drama 12/17 & The COS Theatre Artistic Company
Make-up Designer – Sophie Kirkpatrick

Lighting Design – Steve LaMar
Electricians – The students of Drama 15/16
Light Board Engineer – Eduardo Flores
Spotlight Operators – Mason Garcia*, Andrew Martinez*

Sound Design - Nick Terry
Sound Board Engineer – Nick Terry
Sound Assistant – Cindy Herrera*

Technical Director – Steve LaMar
Assistant Technical Director – Nick Terry

Production Stage Manager – Zebulin Elliott*
Assistant Stage Manager – Cindy Herrera*

Public Information Coordinator – Kristen Foster
Graphic Design – David Cargill


* Member of the COS Theatre Department Artistic Company



Our outstanding cast, orchestra, crew, and their families
The COS Theatre Angels for their generous support of our season Christopher Laurence Campbell and California Arts Academy Vanessa Lamb and COS Media Services
Tim Foster, Sylvia Stiff, and the COS Foundation
Kristen M. Foster and David Cargill
Stuart Munoz, Lisa Parker, and Jim Anderson
Jack Patino, Videographer Extraordinaire
Brenna Jared, Stills Photographer
Sean McMichael, for his never-ending support of COS Music Theatre and
Karen Kirkpatrick, for rockin’ in the free world