Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony

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Earlier today, Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a special Benefit performance of ASSASSINS with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, with Joe Mantello reprising his Tony Award winning direction.

Reuniting for one night only are the stars of the 2004 Tony Award winning production: Becky Ann Baker (Sara Jane Moore), James Barbour (Leon Czolgosz), Mario Cantone (Samuel Byck), Michael Cerveris (John Wilkes Booth), Mary Catherine Garrison (Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme), Alexander Gemignani (John Hinckley), Neil Patrick Harris (Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald), Marc Kudisch (Proprietor), Jeffrey Kuhn (Giuseppe Zangara) and Denis O’Hare (Charles Guiteau).

The Benefit Concert Reading will take place on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 7:30PM at Studio 54, on the same Broadway stage that Assassins thrilled audiences in 2004. The evening will feature musical direction by Paul Gemignani.

Take a trip down memory lane below, with photos from the show's Gyspy Robe ceremony back in 2004! Check out photos from the show's opening night HERE and the Tony performance HERE.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Theatre Marquee Opening Night

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Stephen Sondheim

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Stephen Sondheim

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Marc Kudish

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Mario Cantone

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Neil Patrick Harris

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Merwin Foard ( Gypsy Robe Recipient from the ASSASSINS )

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Merwin Foard ( Gypsy Robe Recipient from the ASSASSINS ) with Gypsy veteran Harvey Evans

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Neil Patrick Harris

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Neil Patrick Harris

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Neil Patrick Harris

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Merwin Foard ( Gypsy Robe Recipient from the ASSASSINS ) with Mario Cantone, Marc Kudisch & The Cast

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Merwin Foard ( Gypsy Robe Recipient from the ASSASSINS )

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Merwin Foard( Gypsy Robe Recipient from the ASSASSINS ) with Neil Patrick Harris, Mario Cantone and Marc Kudish

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Mario Cantone and Marc Kudisch

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Mario Cantone

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony
Mario Cantone

Photo Flashback: ASSASSINS on Broadway Part 1 - Gypsy Robe Ceremony

 

 

 

 

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.