Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The Making of "Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson"

     Veteran arts journalist John Moore followed the making of Ben Dicke's "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" from inception to an opening night postponed by a serious backstage accident that hospitalized the director/starring actor, who suffered four broken ribs, a punctured lung and a gash on the back of his head after falling 6 feet through a trap door at the Aurora Fox’s main stage. Part 1: Before the Fall. Running time: 9 minutes.
     Ben Dicke has made an amazing recovery and has rescheduled the show to make its opening at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Aurora Fox Theatre's studio. Thursday evening shows have been added to the run in an effort to recoup lost revenue from the play’s first three weeks.

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