Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS

Signature Theatre presents Assassins with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman and directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies).

Signature Theatre continues to be the largest single producer of the work of Stephen Sondheim and Assassins marks the 30th production of a Sondheim musical in Signature Theatre's history. Assassins runs now thru September 29 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.

The Tony Award-winning musical is a fascinating examination of the twisted American Dream. From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, nine would-be and successful presidential assassins inspire each other to pull the trigger and change their worlds in a perverse, wry and thrillingly entertaining vaudeville.

The production stars Christopher Bloch (Signature's Grand Hotel) as Samuel Byck, Kurt Boehm as Ford/Proprietor (Signature's Crazy For You), Evan Casey as John Hinckley (Signature's The Flick), Vincent Kempski (Signature's Billy Elliot) as John Wilkes Booth, Sam Ludwig (Signature's Titanic) as Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald, Ian McEuen (Signature'sPassion) as Giuseppe Zangara, Tracy Lynn Olivera (Signature's A Little Night Music) as Sara Jane Moore, Lawrence Redmond(Signature's Blackbeard) as Leon Czolgosz, Bobby Smith(Signature's Grand Hotel) as Charles Guiteau, and Rachel Zampelli(Signature's Heisenberg) as Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme

The ensemble is rounded out by Jimmy Mavrikes (Signature's Girlfriend), Christopher Mueller(Signature's Blackbeard), Nova Y. Payton (Signature's Ain't Misbehavin') Christopher Michael Richardson (Ford's Theatre's The Wiz), Maria Rizzo(Signature's Grand Hotel), and Jack St. Pierre (Olney Theatre Center's Matilda). Swings include Declan Fennell (Signature's Billy Elliot), Harrison Smith (Signature's Billy Elliot), Kylie Clare Smith and Dylan Toms.

The creative team includes Musical Direction by Jon Kalbfleisch (Signature's Passion), Scenic Design by James Kronzer(Signature's The Flick), Lighting Design by Chris Lee (Signature'sBlackbeard), Costume Design by Kathleen Geldard(Signature's Billy Elliot), Wig Design by Alison Samantha Johnson (Signature's Heisenberg) & Austin Blake Conlee, Sound Design by Ryan Hickey (Signature's Blackbeard), Casting by Kelly Crandall d'Amboise, Production Stage Manager Kerry Epstein, Assistant Stage Manager Taryn Friend, and Production Assistant Joey Blakely.

Photo Credit: Christopher Mueller

Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS
Evan Casey, Ian McEuen, Christopher Bloch, Lawrence Redmond, Vincent Kempski, Bobby Smith, Rachel Zampelli, and Tracy Lynn Olivera

Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS
Ian McEuen with Christopher Richardson, Maria Rizzo, Nova Y. Payton, Christopher Mueller and Jimmy Mavrikes

Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS
Christopher Bloch

Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS
Evan Casey

Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS
Evan Casey (John Hinckley), Rachel Zampelli (Lynette âa???"Squeakyâa?? Fromme), Bobby Smith (Charles Guiteau), Tracy Lynn Olivera (Sara Jane Moore), Vincent Kempski (John Wilkes Booth), Lawrence Redmond (Leon Czolgosz), Ian McEuen (Giuseppe Zangara), Sam Ludwig (Lee Harvey Oswald) and Christopher Bloch

Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS
Tracy Lynn Olivera (Sara Jane Moore), Lawrence Redmond (Leon Czolgosz), Ian McEuen (Giuseppe Zangara), Christopher Bloch (Sam Byck), Sam Ludwig (Balladeer), Kurt Boehm (The Proprietor), Rachel Zampelli (Lynette âa???"Squeakyâa?? Fromme), Evan Casey (John Hinckley), Vincent Kempski (John Wilkes Booth), and Bobby Smith (Charles Guiteau)

Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS
Evan Casey and Rachel Zampelli

Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS
Vincent Kempski

Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS
Rachel Zampelli and Tracy Lynn Olivera

Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS
Sam Ludwig

Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS
Bobby Smith

Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS
Christopher Bloch

Photo Flash: Signature Gets Deadly with ASSASSINS
Christopher Bloch (Sam Byck), Sam Ludwig (Lee Harvey Oswald), Ian McEuen (Giuseppe Zangara), Lawrence Redmond (Leon Czolgosz), Vincent Kempski (John Wilkes Booth), Tracy Lynn Olivera (Sara Jane Moore), Bobby Smith (Charles Guiteau), Rachel Zampelli (Lynette âa???"Squeakyâa?? Fromme), and Evan Casey



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