Andrew Jackson Got No Love From Broadway or the Feds

Jackson served in the White House from 1829 to 1837

Unlike Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson was no hit on Broadway.

And in a couple years, he won't be on the $20 bill, either.

The seventh president of the United States, who will be replaced by abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the twenty staring in 2020, was the subject of a rock musical called "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson."

Despite the positive notices for its portrayal of the populist president and some early Tony Awards buzz, "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" closed on Broadway in January 2011 after just 120 performances, NBC News reported.

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And Hamilton, who helped create the Treasury Department, will remain on the $10 bill, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced Wednesday.

Jackson served in the White House from 1829 to 1837 — and left behind a complicated life and legacy. For some, the fact that he is being replaced on the twenty by a former slave is perfect historical payback.

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