Video : The making of “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,” Part 1

On May 1, Ben Dicke ran for 24 hours on a treadmill on the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver to solicit the donations that put his $10,000 "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" Kickstarter project over the top. Photo by John Moore.

Part 1: Before the Fall

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, who also happens to be the starring actor. Running time: 9 minutes.

 

Here is a link to Part 1: Before the Fall
Here is a link to Part 2: The Perfect Mission
Here is a link to Part 3: Life Sucks
Here is a link to Part 4: This Is Happening
Here is a link to Part 5: Jackson Has It Going On
Performance information:
Where:Aurora Fox studio theater, 9900 E. Colfax Ave.

Times:  7:30 Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays
Tickets: $25-$30
Contact: 303-739-1970 or the aurora fox’s home page
On May 1, Ben Dicke ran for 24 hours on a treadmill on the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver to solicit the donations that put his $10,000 “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” Kickstarter project over the top. Photo by John Moore.

By John Moore

Award-winning arts journalist John Moore was named one of the 12 most influential theater critics in the United States by American Theatre Magazine during has 12 years at The Denver Post. Hen then created a groundbreaking new media outlet covering Colorado arts an culture as an in-house, multimedia journalist for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. He also founded The Denver Actors Fund, a nonprofit that has raised more than $600,000 for theatre artists in medical need. He is now a journalist for hire as the founder of Moore Media Colorado. You can find samples of his work at MooreJohn.Com. Contact him at culturewestjohn@gmail.com