Assassins Revival

Ages: 13+
Opened: October 29, 1992
Closing: January 09, 1993

Assassins - 1992 - West End History , Info & More

Donmar Warehouse
41 Earlham Street London

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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David Harbour, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ann Dowd, and Denis O'Hare to Perform in Signature Theatre Reading of Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2023

Signature Theatre today will present an all-star benefit reading of Sam Shepard’s contemporary classic True West, led by acclaimed actors Ebon Moss-Bachrach (The Bear, Girls) as Austin, David Harbour (Stranger Things, Black Widow) as Lee, Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale, Compliance) as Mom, and Denis O’Hare (American Horror Story, True Blood) as Saul.

Delaware County's Beloved Tradition Continues With Hedgerow Theatre's Smash Hit A CHRISTMAS CAROL Comedy Back This Holiday Season
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Delaware County’s beloved tradition continues with Hedgerow Theatre’s smash hit A Christmas Carol Comedy back this holiday season. Join the holiday spirit with Katie Leamen's fun and festive adaptation of A Christmas Carol featuring Brian Anthony Wilson and Christopher Patrick Mullen.

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by A.A. Cristi - Aug 11, 2023

Fans of Stephen Sondheim will have a new way of exploring and enjoying four of his classic original cast recordings -- Company, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Into the Woods and Assassins – with newly remixed and remastered editions in both Sony's 360 Reality Audio and Dolby Atmos immersive audio experiences, available through supported digital and streaming service providers.

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by A.A. Cristi - Dec 16, 2022

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Assassins FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Everybody's Got the Right
The Ballad of Booth
How I Saved Roosevelt
Gun Song
The Ballad of Czolgosz
Unworthy of Your Love
The Ballad of Guiteau
Another National Anthem
Shooting Gallery
Something Just Broke
Opening: Everybody's Got The Right
The Ballad Of Booth
How I Saved Roosevelt
Gun Song
Unworthy Of Your Love
The Ballad Of Guiteau
Another National Anthem
Everybody's Got The Right (Finale)
Assassins has had 10 productions including New York which opened in 1989, Off-Broadway which opened in 1990, Off-Broadway which opened in 1990, Regional (US) which opened in 1992, West End which opened in 1992, Broadway which opened in 2001, Broadway which opened in 2004, Broadway which opened in 2004, West End which opened in 2014 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.
Assassins has been nominated for several awards. It received nominations for Best Director of a Musical at the Olivier Awards for Sam Mendes. It was also nominated for The American Express Award for Best New Musical at the Olivier Awards for Stephen Sondheim.

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