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Thirteen people have tried to kill the president of the United States. Four have succeeded. These murderers and would-be murderers are generally dismissed as maniacs and misfits who have little in common with each other, and nothing in common with the rest of us. Assassins suggests otherwise...

Closing:March 07, 2015

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by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2022
One of Australia's favourite performers of stage and screen, Hugh Sheridan, will star as Jonathan Larson in the much-loved rock musical.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2022
Paper Mill has announced initial casting for the all-new musical production of Disney’s Hercules. See who is in the cast and how to get tickets to Disney's newest stage musical.
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 31, 2022
Diversionary Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its production of The Mystery of Irma Vep by Charles Ludlam, co-directed by Diversionary Executive Artistic Director Matt M. Morrow and Allison Spratt Pearce. The Mystery of Irma Vep will run December 1 - December 24 at Diversionary Theatre in University Heights. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2022
PS CLASSICS has announced that the new album December Songs for Voice and Orchestra – performed by Victoria Clark and composed by Maury Yeston – is now available for iTunes Pre-Order.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2022
The Civilians is presenting the newest members of The R&D Group, marking the Group’s 12th season. The R&D Group is comprised of playwrights, composers, and directors who work together as a writing group for nine months to develop new plays and musicals.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022
Classic Stage Company's 2022 Annual Gala honored recently-departed Artistic Director John Doyle. The Gala took place on Monday, October 24 at 6pm at Capitale. Check out photos here!
by Stage Tube - Oct 26, 2022
Get a first look at the company of Signature Theatre's Into the Woods performing the title song from the show in rehearsal. The production will be directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner and will be the first of three Sondheim productions featured in Signature's 2022/23 season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022
Eddie Cooper, Lilli Cooper and Jennifer Sánchez will join Santino Fontana for Red Bull Theater's all-star benefit performance of Your Own Thing, the 1968 hit Off-Broadway rock musical suggested by Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. This one-night-only performance will take place Monday December 12th at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022
Singer/songwriter Eleri Ward will celebrate her new album Keep A Tender Distance – the sublimely introspective folk guitar exploration of Stephen Sondheim’s singular musical theater canon – with a national concert tour. Ward will launch the tour with a show at New York’s Sony Hall on Monday, December 19, featuring special surprise musical guests.
by Team BWW - Nov 8, 2022
Watch 'Let's Vote. // 'Right Side of History' by Eric Hutchinson- a special dance collaboration featuring Broadway veterans, Charlotte d'Amboise and Dana Moore, captured on the precipice of a consequential midterm election.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022
BIRDLAND THEATER will present acclaimed vocalist Carole J. Bufford in the New York debut of her concert “Vintage Pop!” for a special six-show run from Friday, December 9 through Sunday, December 11, with performances each night at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022
American Blues Theater has announced its 21st Annual Production of It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! will run November 23 – December 23, 2022 at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division, Chicago. The press opening is Sunday, November 27 at 2:30pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2022
The Red Ribbon Revue, first presented in 2019, will make its in-person return to (le) poisson rouge on Monday November 28th for a World AIDS Day Celebration featuring HIV-positive artists and the work of artists who died of AIDS.
by Team BWW - Nov 5, 2022
Enjoy songs from musicals like: Ragtime, Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, 1776, Newsies, Assassins, South Pacific, Hamilton, Hair, Fiorello!, Urinetown, Grey Gardens, Merrily We Roll Along, and many more!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO brings one of the nation's top performers, Michael Cerveris, to town in the iconic role of Ebenezer Scrooge in its 31st annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 9-23 at the Byham Theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the return of Karen Mason with her concert “Christmas! Christmas! Christmas!” on Monday, December 19 at 7:00 PM. Mason’s legendary holiday show features unique interpretations of old and new seasonal classics.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2022
The Far Country will begin performances on Thursday, November 17th, and will open Monday, December 5th, for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 1st, 2023 Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater. Get a first look inside rehearsals here!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 3, 2022
The tango, the cha cha, and the waltz, oh my! It's time to break out those dancing shoes with the return of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's family-friendly musical The Dancing Princesses, by local playwright Joseph McDonough with music and lyrics by David Kisor.
by Claudio Erlichman - Nov 3, 2022
Directed by Fernando Philbert, and starring Suely Franco, Deborah Evelyn e Nathalia Dill the play brings a biting comedy that reflects on the passage of time through the settling of accounts between three generations.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022
The 5th Avenue Theatre announced today casting for its upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods, playing this winter from February 10 to March 5, 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022
Get a first look at Atlantic Theater Company's world premiere production of The Far Country, an Atlantic commissioned play by Guggenheim fellow Lloyd Suh, directed by Obie Award winner Eric Ting.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2022
PS CLASSICS has released the second solo album by Victoria Clark, the Tony Award-winning actress who opened recently on Broadway in the acclaimed new musical Kimberly Akimbo. December Songs for Voice and Orchestra – a sumptuous reinvention of Maury Yeston’s beloved song cycle, is reimagined here by Clark and a 37-piece orchestra.
by Show Highlights - Nov 22, 2022
An all new trailer has been released for Leopoldstadt on Broadway, featuring footage from the production. Check out the video here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the 13th Annual “A Swinging Birdland Christmas” – starring vocalists Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso, and Billy Stritch – for six performances from Tuesday, December 20 to Sunday, December 25 at 5:30 PM.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Tampa Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022
The six-time Naledi Theatre Award-winning musical Shaka Zulu: The Gaping Wound directed by Meshack Mavuso Magabane, makes its way back to stage to dazzle audiences at the South African State Theatre (SAST) from 8 to 27 November 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022
A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will begin preview performances tonight, November 2 ahead of a Sunday, December 4 opening night at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre. Meet the cast here!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO has announced casting for the 31st annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 9-23 at the historic Byham Theater. Two time Tony winner, Michael Cerveris, will take on the role of Ebenezer Scrooge.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022
Listen to Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions – Volume Three, the final installment of the monumental three-volume set dedicated to the oeuvre of iconic musical theater composer Stephen Sondheim.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022
BIRDLAND THEATER will present singer and violinist Edmund Bagnell in “Home for the Holidays” on Monday, December 12 at 8:30 PM. The countdown to the holidays is on, and through music and humor Bagnell shares his heartfelt and humorous recipe for a perfectly imperfect holiday season.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022
Heart Strings Theatre Co in association with Hayes Theatre Co has announced a season of the satirical comedy musical URINETOWN at the Hayes Theatre Co from 11 January 2023.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022
Cobb PARKS and the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre are teaming with the Atlanta Lyric Theatre to break holiday tradition and produce the classic musical, THE SECRET GARDEN.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022
Classic Stage Company will present a benefit performance of A Man of No Importance on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 7PM. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Classic Stage Company’s work to present reimagined classic theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022
Singer/songwriter Eleri Ward will be joined by special guest Broadway stars Laura Benanti, Bobby Conte, Julia Murney, and Samantha Pauly to celebrate her new album Keep A Tender Distance from GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS at New York’s Sony Hall on Monday, December 19 at 8:00 PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022
BoHo Theatre will close out its 2022/2023 season with TICK, TICK…BOOM!, with music, lyrics, and book by the late Jonathan Larson, and directed by Bo Frazier. This production marks the company’s first musical since BIG FISH in 2019.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2022
Get a first look at footage from Signature Theatre's Into the Woods! The production is directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner and is the first of three Sondheim productions featured in Signature's 2022/23 season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2022
Get a first look at Signature Theatre's Into the Woods! The production is directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner and is the first of three Sondheim productions featured in Signature's 2022/23 season.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2022
Signature Theatre's Into the Woods is now playing through January 29, 2023. Get a first look at Nova Y. Payton and The Signature Orchestra performing 'Last Midnight' in the video here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2022
Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman announced the latest news for the theater’s upcoming six-month-long celebration of the works and impact of Stephen Sondheim January 26 through June 11, 2023. 
by Paul Batterson - Nov 14, 2022
What did our critic think of ASSASSINS at Columbus Performing Arts Center? Stephen Sondheim issued a not-so-subtle warning to critics attending his musical ASSASSINS. In the song, 'the Ballad of Booth,' the balladeer questions the Abraham Lincoln killer for his motives: 'Some say you killed a country, John/Because of bad reviews.'
by Jerri Shafer - Nov 11, 2022
Assassins lay bare the lives of nine individuals who assassinated or tried to assassinate the President of the United States, in a one-act historical 'revusical' that explores the dark side of the American experience. From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, writers, Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman, bend the rules of time and space, taking us on a nightmarish roller coaster ride in which assassins and would-be assassins from different historical periods meet, interact and inspire each other to harrowing acts in the name of the American Dream. Performances run Nov. 11 - 19, 2022 at Columbus Performing Arts Center, Van Fleet Theatre, 549 Franklin Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43125.. For tickets or more information, visit: https://www.imaginecolumbus.org/
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022
The original cast recording of Knoxville is NOW AVAILABLE ON CD. Based on the novel by James Agee, Knoxville recently had its world premiere run at Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2022
PS CLASSICS, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, has released the second solo album by Victoria Clark, the Tony Award-winning actress who opened last night on Broadway in the acclaimed new musical Kimberly Akimbo.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022
RED BULL THEATER has announced that Lesli Margherita, Simon Pearl, Michael Pilato, and Vaden Thurgood have been added to the cast of their one-night-only benefit performance of the hit 1968 rock musical Your Own Thing.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022
Watch an exclusive video of Nova Y. Payton singing 'Children Will Listen' Signature Theatre's production of Into the Woods!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022
Tony Award-winner Aaron Tveit will return to the Broadway company of Moulin Rouge! The Musical in the role of Christian for a 12-week limited engagement beginning Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022
The event of the year is back! Arts Ignite has announced the return of its annual benefit concert, New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit Arts Ignite, taking place on Monday, December 12 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public in New York City.

Assassins Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in Assassins and what's the order?
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)

What productions of Assassins have there been?
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.