Assassins

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.

Schedule

Gunston Arts Center - Theatre Two

(Arlington, VA, )
2700 South Lang Street
Arlington, VA,
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
Toronto, Ontario...BirdLand Theatre in collaboration with Artepunkt-Belgrade, Serbia and Lauerat-Novi Sad, is proud to present a bold new theatrical experience Mari(j)a is Everywhere, inspired by the plays NOISE and ABYSS from internationally renowned German playwright of Serbian origin Maria Milisavljevic.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
A holiday treat chock full of quick changes, outrageous costumes and funny-bone-tickling delights is returning to the corner of Franklin and First in Historic Downtown Clarksville this season.
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by Charles Shubow - Nov 25, 2019
It's great there is a family-friendly musical ready for the holidays.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Pilot Theatre have today announced the casting for the world premiere of Emteaz Hussain's adaptation of Alex Wheatle's award-winning novel - Crongton Knights.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
In January, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open its third production of its fourth season, the five-time Tony Award winning musical, Assassins.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) celebrated its 39th anniversary with more than 480 members of the community at the 2019 Legacy Awards Gala at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City on November 13.
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater is revisiting a Rep classic November 12 a?" December 15, 2019 with The Nerd by Larry Shue.
by Review Roundups - Nov 20, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater is revisiting a Rep classic November 12 - December 15, 2019 with The Nerd by Larry Shue.
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
BBC AMERICA today announced Anna Chancellor, James Fleet, Ingrid Oliver, Ruth Madeley, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, and Bianca Simone Mannie have joined the cast of the network's disruptive original series, The Watch, premiering in 2020. Co-produced by BBC Studios and Narrativia, The Watch is inspired by Sir Terry Pratchett's bestselling “Discworld” novels.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
WHO: Two Time Tony Award and Grammy Winner Michael Cerveris brings his band, LOOSE CATTLE with Kimberly Kaye, back to Joes Pub for return engagement on December 4th.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, announces the cast and creative team for the Off-Broadway premiere production of the new musical revue Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. Performances begin Tuesday, November 26, 2019 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 29, 2019 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is Thursday, December 5 at 6:45 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Accepting the British honor last night at an intimate gathering of artists and special guests in New York, the legendary composer and lyricist remarked, “I've been an Anglophile for a long time, partly because the first good reviews I ever got were in London. This is a continuing love affair as far as I'm concerned.” 
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2019
Holiday Time is here! Tinkerbelle the Dog's cover of Lea Michelle's Christmas In New York will bring all good cheer.  
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Imelda Staunton is set to take on the iconic role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in a new West End production of Jerry Herman's Hello, Dolly!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Casting has been announced for Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman's supernatural spectacular, Ghost Stories, which begins it's first ever UK tour at The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham on 8th January 2020. After exhilarating audiences across the globe with record breaking, sell out productions and a smash hit film, the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre's production of Ghost Stories has this year played yet another successful run at it's original Hammersmith home and at is currently playing at the Ambassadors Theatre in London's West End, until Saturday 4th January. The show heads to Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 11 - Saturday 15 February.
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2020
2019 has come and gone, and we are reflecting on those we have lost in the Broadway and theatre communities throughout the year.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 2, 2020
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Welcome to 2020! We hope you all had a happy holiday season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Acclaimed singer and actress Erin Leddy (Ghostlight the musical; Anything Goes; The Great Gatsby) and multiple award-winning performer of stage and screen Tim Realbuto (who recently won The Hollywood Moving Image Award for Best Leading Actor for the motion picture YES) will bring their new concert From Broadway With Love to The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Cafe on West 42d Street, right in the heart of midtown. The concert will take place at 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 13th, just in time for Valentine's Day. The two best friends are teaming up again after a very successful concert called Crossroads that they performed in 2018 at The Green Room 42.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Joanna Syrokomla and Cynthia Amsden, Co-Chairs of the Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts & Design (CAFTCAD) Awards are delighted to announce the official list of nominees for the 15 categories. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
In 2020, Sierra Stages presents its 12th season of quality local theater in Grass Valley and Nevada City with three diverse offerings: a?oeBlithe Spirita?? by Noël Coward, a?oeSweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Streeta?? by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler, and a?oeEscaped Alonea?? by Caryl Churchill.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
The Kleban Foundation celebrates the 30th anniversary of the annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre with the announcement of the 2020 prize winners.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2020
Today's top stories: Cameron Dallas joins Mean Girls tonight, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Classic Stage Company (CSC; Artistic Director, John Doyle) has announced that Ethan Slater will join their John Doyle-directed upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins, as Lee Harvey Oswald/The Balladeer.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Two Time Tony Award and Grammy Winner Michael Cerveris Plays first solo show in Chicago in 16 years Saturday, February 1st, 2020 at The Wine Goddess.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Broadway Theatre Project has announced that two-time Tony Award winning actor Michael Cerveris will be a guest artist at BTP's summer 2020 intensive: BTP AT LAND AND SEA! At the project, Cerveris will teaching musical theatre techniques--sharing his knowledge of the artform and industry with aspiring musical theatre performers.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2020
Tony Award winner Katrina Lenk - who will star in the gender-blind 2020 Broadway revival of Sondheim's Company - sang Losing My Mind and Could I Leave You from Follies, Alexander Gemignani conducted, and Lonny Price directed. The program also featured selections and suites from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, A Little Night Music, Assassins, Company, Follies, Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2019
Flint Repertory Theatre presents the Tony Award winning musical “INTO THE WOODS”, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by James Lapine. Performances are Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 15. Tickets are now on sale.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters will join the New York Philharmonic as host of New Year's Eve: Celebrating Sondheim, December 31, 2019. 'Considered by many to be the premier interpreter of [Sondheim's] work' (The New York Times), she starred in the original productions of the Pulitzer, Tony, Oscar, and Grammy winner's Sunday in the Park with George and Into the Woods as well as the revivals of his Follies, A Little Night Music, and Gypsy. She appeared in the New York Philharmonic's Sondheim: The Birthday Concert in 2010. Sondheim said of her, 'Bernadette is flawless as far as I'm concerned.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Soul in Your Stocking, the R&B Holiday Revue returns to Joe's Pub December 19th at 9:30pm!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Jonathan Hadary has received the annual St. Clair Bayfield Award presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation for his performance as Sicinius Velutus in The Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park Coriolanus. The announcement was made by Judy Rice, President of the Foundation, and Joan Glazer, Managing Director.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2019
Broadway Training Center of Westchester's 2020 Winter Gala could not be more aptly named. Drawing inspiration from one of cinema's most iconic musical fantasies, artistic directors Jason Brantman and Fiona Santos have titled the Jan. 4 fundraiser “There's No Place Like Home.” 
by TV Scoop - Dec 3, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of S.W.A.T., airing on CBS on Wednesday, December 11, 2019!
by Peter Nason - Dec 29, 2019
freeFall Theatre, American Stage, Jobsite, Stageworks and a slew of community theatre companies all promise exciting shows this year.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2019
Broadway Theatre Project (BTP) has announced its 2020 summer intensive BTP ON LAND AND SEA!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2019
As Robert MacDougall prepares to take on the role of Javert in Les Misérables, having previously understudied Hayden Tee in the role, we catch up with both actors for a symbolic handover of the truncheon.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 27, 2019
Today's top stories: A Soldier's Play begins previews tonight on Broadway, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
Riverside Theatre is proud to present the uproarious, Tony Award-winning comedy, The 39 Steps. The 39 Steps performs on the Waxlax Stage from January 21 a?" February 9, 2020.  
by Walter McBride - Dec 26, 2019
Take a look back on Richard Easton's life and career with a collection of vintage photos from our archives. 
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Peter Nason - Dec 21, 2019
25 Shows & Performances in the Tampa Bay Area That Rocked Our World from 2010 to 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theater of color and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is proud to announce the cast and creative team for Spring 2020 production of the award-winning Broadway musical Assassins. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book by John Weidman, Assassins will be directed by East West Players' Producing Artistic Director Snehal Desai, with musical direction by Marc Macalintal. Assassins begins performances on March 12th and runs through April 5th, 2020, with opening night on March 19, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
Waitress the musical will welcome Evelyn Hoskins (Assassins, Spring Awakening) to the role of Dawn in the New Year while original London cast member Marisha Wallace (Dreamgirls, Aladdin) is also announced to return to the West End production. Evelyn Hoskins will join the smash hit musical comedy on 25 January following Hannah Tointon's final performance, and Marisha Wallace will resume the role of Becky on 6 January following Sandra Marvin's final performance. Monique Ashe-Palmer will also join in the ensemble from 9 January, taking on the role from Cindy Belliot.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
Benjamin Law's debut play, Torch the Place, will have its world premiere on Friday 14 February at Arts Centre Melbourne, directed by Dean Bryant (The Lady in the Van).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
Adam Chanler-Berat, Tavi Gevinson, and Andy Grotelueschen have joined the upcoming Classic Stage Company revival of Assassins. They will play the roles of John Hinckley Jr., Squeaky Fromme, and Samuel Byck respectively.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS announced it will record the new musical comedy Broadway Bounty Hunter for an original cast album to be released later this season. Featuring music and lyrics by Tony Award Nominee Joe Iconis (a?oeSmash,a?? Be More Chill, The Black Suits), who also co-wrote the book with Lance Rubin (Denton Little's Deathdate), and Jason SweetTooth Williams (Be More Chill), the show is directed and choreographed by Jennifer Werner (The Book of Mormon Supervising Associate Director) and stars Screen Actors Guild Award winner Annie Golden (Hair, Assassins, a?oeOrange is the New Blacka??) in the title role. The album will be produced by Joe Iconis and Charlie Rosen, and co-produced by Geoffrey Ko and Ian Kagey, with Jennifer Ashley Tepper serving as executive producer.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Bliss, an empowering original musical fantasy that flips the traditional princess narrative upside down.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
West Side Story is officially in previews on Broadway! The new production is directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove; and for the first time ever in the United States, will feature all-new choreography by the internationally acclaimed Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker. West Side Story will begin previews on December 10, 2019 and open February 6th, 2020 at the Broadway Theatre.
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