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Assassins

Assassins

by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman

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Assassins

Assassins




A Sondheim musical tracing Leon Czolgosz, John Hinckley, Charles Guiteau, Giuseppe Zangara, Samuel Byck, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, Sara Jane Moore and John Wilkes Booth's attempts at assassinating the President of the United States of America.


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Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Stephen Sondheim

Librettist

Librettist
John Weidman



  • Premiere

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Studio 54
Opening Night
April 22, 2004
Total Performances
101
Original Cast
Becky Ann Baker, James Barbour, Mario Cantone, Michael Cerveris, Mary Catherine Garrison, Alexander Gemignani, Neil Patrick Harris, Marc Kudisch, Jeffrey Kuhn, Denis O'Hare, James Clow, Merwin Foard, Eamon Foley, Kendra Kassebaum, Anne L. Nathan, Brandon Wardell
Director
Joe Mantello
Choreographer
John Caraffa
Producer
The Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Ellen Richard: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director of External Affairs; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
Musical Director
Paul Gemignani
Orchestrations
Michael Starobin
Scenic Design
Robert Brill
Costume Design
Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer




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Broadway Cast Album

CD
Original Off-Broadway Cast Album


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2004 Tony Award Nominations

Best Revival of a Musical
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Michael Cerveris
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Orchestrations
Best Lighting Design
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Denis O'Hare
Best Scenic Design

2004 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Outstanding Lighting Design
Outstanding Sound Design
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Marc Kudisch
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Orchestrations
Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2004 Theatre World Award Nominations

Alexander Gemignani

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