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Assassins - 1990 - Off-Broadway

Based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.

The anachronistic show explores the lives of the nine presidential assassins and would-be assassins, weaving together fictional scenes where the characters interact among each other with real-life events.

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(New York, NY)
416 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th Aves)

Assassins Off-Broadway Cast



 

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by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
Amélie The Musical is set to reopen in the West End this summer at the Criterion Theatre from Thursday 20 May. Olivier-nominee Audrey Brisson will be returning to the role of 'Amélie'.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
NY State Senator Brad Hoylman, who is currently running to be the next Manhattan Borough President, has a long history supporting the performing arts and cultural institutions in New York City. André De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Liz Calloway, Ryann Redmond, Telly Lueng, Seth Rudetsky, and more have come together signing a letter of endorsement.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
A Wonderful Guy: Conversations with the Great Men of Musical Theater, Eddie Shapiro’s follow up to his popular Nothing Like a Dame, is available today in hardcover and digital formats on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. A Wonderful Guy is published by Oxford Press.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2021
How do you spell D-A-N-C-E-R-S O-V-E-R F-O-R-T-Y? (Hint: D-A-N-C-E-R-S-O-V-E-R-4-0!) Well, if you didn't know, you're sure to find out that - and more - by the end of the all-star night of games, clips, and anecdotes that will take place as a benefit for DO40 (easy to spell!) on Monday, May 17th at 7:00 PM EDT.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2021
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today confirmed initial principal casting for Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel, which plays 31 July – 25 September.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2021
Paul Pecorino, currently starring as Jane opposite Reb Eco as Tarzan in the new seven-part miniseries THE DESTRUCTION OF JANE, will be this week's special guest on the popular radio talk show “State of the Arts” on WPKN (89.5 FM) tomorrow (Friday) at 12:40 PM.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Laila Robins will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. Ms Robins replaces the previously announced Kate Burton, who withdrew due to a scheduling conflict.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2021
Classic Stage Company today announced the four female theater luminaries that comprise the summer lineup for its virtual Classic Conversations series: Pulitzer Prize finalist Anna Deavere Smith on June 3; Academy Award nominee Marsha Mason on July 1; Tony Award winner Chita Rivera on August 5; and Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie on September 2.
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2021
While 'Schmigadoon!' star Aaron Tveit worked his way to Broadway stardom, he missed his opportunity to audition for 'American Idol.' Instead, Kelly gives him a chance to audition for 'The Voice' right on her show, and spoiler alert, she hits her button.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2021
An all-star night of games, clips, and anecdotes that will take place as a benefit for the Dancers Over 40 organization on Monday, May 17th at 7:00 PM EDT. The event is free to stream on YouTube.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Kate Burton will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
Classic Stage Company will present Tell The Story: Celebrating Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins. The evening will feature cast members of the original Off-Broadway company, the Broadway revival, and Doyle’s upcoming CSC production.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
Everybody's got the right... to be vaccinated. On last night's reunion of the original company of Assassins, beloved Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim, who turns 91 later this month, revealed that he is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2021
Following its opening at the Watermill Theatre, a critically acclaimed sell-out tour in 2019, a highly successful Christmas season at The Other Palace in 2019, a Grammy nomination and 3 Olivier Award nominations, Amélie The Musical arrives in the heart of the West End this summer.
by Student Blogger: Emily Brooks - Mar 26, 2021
None of Sondheim's innovative works is just like another – so which one in particular you gravitate towards can say a lot. So in good, lighthearted fun, in celebration of a genius’s birthday, I bring you a very unscientific analysis of what your favorite Sondheim musical says about you!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2021
Host Patrick Oliver Jones coducts a two-part conversation with Wilfert, covering not only the performance and recording of ALL THE GIRLS but also highlighting pivotal moments in her singing career, from working with Stephen Sondheim to the vocal injury that forced her to pull out of a show.
by TV News Desk - Mar 25, 2021
The unsigned band, who serves a mix pop, electro-pop and R&B, is once again bringing their music to the world their way as they continue to 'tackle unconventional sexuality and timeless R&B grooves,' as Noisey puts it.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2021
 Due to popular demand, Signature Theatre Extends SIMPLY SONDHEIM, the first production in the Signature Features 2021 Season, for three weeks, until April 16 on Marquee TV.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2021
Gabrielle Ruiz sat down this week with Patrick Oliver Jones on his podcast 'Why I'll Never Make It'. The two first met on the National Tour of Evita back in 2013 and their friendship is evident in the wide range of topics they covered in this 2 part podcast series.
by Peter Nason - Mar 18, 2021
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 91 greatest Sondheim songs. See if your favorites made the cut! What's at #1?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2021
Classic Stage Company today announced Tony Award-winning actor and singer Brian Stokes Mitchell (Shuffle Along; Kiss Me, Kate; Chairman of The Actors Fund; Founding Member of Black Theatre United) as the March 25 guest for the online version of its Classic Conversations series.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2021
A Wonderful Guy: Conversations with the Great Men of Musical Theater, Eddie Shapiro’s follow up to his wildly popular Nothing Like a Dame, will be released on Thursday, April 1 and is published by Oxford Press. A Wonderful Guy will be available in hardcover and digital formats with pre-orders now being accepted on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2021
Kaufman Music Center’s virtual Broadway Close Up performances will continue this spring with two intimate lecture-concerts exploring the lives, careers and music of Kay Swift and one of the longest-running collaborations in show business history, Fred Ebb and John Kander.
by Matt Wolf - Mar 15, 2021
Last week, we acknowledged the forthcoming birthday of Andrew Lloyd Webber via a look back at five defining London stagings of his work. This time, we offer the same tribute to Stephen Sondheim, with whom Lloyd Webber, 18 years Sondheim's junior, shares a birthdate of March 22: on that day, the great man turns 91.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2021
Relive every pulse-pounding moment of the original big-screen blockbuster MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE as it celebrates its 25th anniversary with a newly remastered Collector's Edition Blu-ray on May 18, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2021
Today's top stories: Blindness opens off-Broadway next month, first look at Waitress in Japan, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2021
Signature Theatre announces the first seven masterclasses of 2021 in its popular Thursday evening virtual masterclass series.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021
Today's top stories: Sutton Foster will perform a virtual concert from City Center, new musical Breathe from Jodi Picoult will star Kelli O'Hara, Denée Benton, Patti Murin, Colin Donnell, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2021
Former Secretary of State and avid theatergoer Hillary Rodham Clinton will participate in Classic Stage Company's event Tell the Story: Celebrating Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins, delivering remarks about the timely and timeless American musical.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and dates for Midnight at The Never Get, the third production in the Signature Features 2021 Season. With book, music & lyrics by Jonathan Larson grant winner Mark Sonnenblick, Midnight at The Never Get features the performance of a lifetime from a 1960s underground gay nightclub in Greenwich Village. 
by Núria Pedret - Apr 30, 2021
La obra se estrenó con la leyenda del country Dolly Parton, y fue protagonizada por Stephanie J.Block, Allison Janney, y Megan Hilty
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021
Signature Theatre has released Midnight at The Never Get, the third production in the Signature Features 2021 Season. With book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson grant winner Mark Sonnenblick, Midnight at The Never Get features the performance of a lifetime from a 1960s underground gay nightclub in Greenwich Village. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021
Bring the family to see these classics the way they were meant to be seen – on the big screen!  In addition, these classics will each be accompanied by exclusive commentary from TCM hosts who will provide insight, background and more, making these events that movie lovers won't want to miss.
by Núria Pedret - Apr 28, 2021
El proyecto estaba basado en dos películas del surrealista Luis Buñuel de los años 30
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2021
Set in the current COVID-19 pandemic, this outrageous comedy follows Jane to the African Jungle where she meets and falls in love with the spectacular specimen we all know as the legendary Tarzan.
by Ainhoa Hornero - Apr 26, 2021
Se cumplen 51 años del estreno del revolucionario musical.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2021
A new teaser video was released today for the new seven-part miniseries, THE DESTRUCTION OF JANE, premiering next week inspired by the infamous film TARZAN THE APE MAN, starring Bo Derek and Miles O’Keeffe.
by Student Blogger: Erika Spondike - Apr 21, 2021
Bella (MT class of 2022) and Emma (AT class of 2021) are two fantastic actresses with a little more experience under their belts. I was so happy that they took the time to answer these questions for me! And boy, did they have some awesome answers.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2021
Following the sell-out success of Wagner's epic Das Rheingold at The Regent in February, Melbourne Opera will stage an inspired new production of Giuseppe Verdi's thrilling Macbeth at Her Majesty's Theatre from 18 May. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2021
Casting has been announced for the first ever UK and Ireland tour of WAITRESS opening at the New Wimbledon Theatre on 4 September 2021. The show will star Lucie Jones as 'Jenna', Sandra Marvin as 'Becky', Evelyn Hoskins as 'Dawn' and Busted's Matt Willis as 'Dr Pomatter'. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2021
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with an ASSASSINS Reunion with Michael Cerveris, Greg Germann, Annie Golden, Terrence Mann, Debra Monk, Anne L. Nathan, Lee WIlkof and Jerry Zaks.  The Angie Torres Charitable Trust is generously offering a $2,500 matching donation for tonight's show!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2021
Today (April 16) in live streaming: an Assassins reunion, Ana Villafañe in concert, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2021
Today (April 15) in live streaming: Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus visit Backstage Live, Derek Klena chats on Clubhouse, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2021
A new seven-part miniseries, titled THE DESTRUCTION OF JANE, is set to debut this month inspired by the infamous film TARZAN THE APE MAN, starring Bo Derek and Miles O’Keefe. The new miniseries is an unauthorized parody told from the point of view of Miss Jane Parker, and will begin weekly installments on Thursday, April 29 at 8 a.m. on YouTube.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2021
Full casting has been announced to join previously the previously revealed Ben Gerrard for the return of acclaimed American Psycho – The Musical. After a sell-out season at the Hayes Theatre Co which won nine 2019 Sydney Theatre Awards, American Psycho - The Musical will be presented in the Sydney Opera House’s Playhouse from 3 - 27 June, 2021.
by Student Blogger: Michael Scuotto - Apr 13, 2021
In celebration of Stephen Sondheim’s 91st birthday, I’m compiling a list of 18 Sondheim songs, one for each show he’s written!
by Gil Kaan - Apr 1, 2021
The Echo Theater Company's next production UNDERNEATH THE FREEWAYS OF LOS ANGELES will live-stream April 2 for sixteen Zoom performances. Written by playwright Matthew Paul Olmos, this interactive murder mystery experience has been inspired by historical events centering in and around the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights. Michael Alvarez directs the cast of Mia Ando, Morgan Danielle Day, Amy K. Harmon, Gloria Ines, Roland Ruiz and Darrett Sanders.