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Hayes Theatre Co proudly presents 307x3972

ASSASSINS

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by John Weidman  

ASSASSINS is based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.

Director Dean Bryant
Musical Directors Andrew Worboys and Steven Kreamer
Choreographer Andrew Hallsworth
Set & Costume Designer Alicia Clements
Lighting Designer Ross Graham
Executive Producer Lisa Campbell

Starring Laura Bunting, David Campbell, Connor Crawford, Martin Crewes, Kate Cole, Bobby Fox, Hannah Fredericksen, Jason Kos, Rob McDougall, Maxwell Simon and Justin Smith

All you have to do is squeeze your little finger.
Squeeze your little finger...
You can change the wor--

In a fairground shooting gallery a group of misfits gather. Each has a problem they need to solve and each has discovered the answer - they must shoot the President of the United States!

From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, we learn of the many varied and unusual ways that each has committed (or attempted to commit) the ultimate crime; their motivations and their desire to be recognized for their actions in a world where they are largely dismissed and ignored.

Described by Sondheim as the show that comes closest to his expectations of it, ASSASSINS is a chilling, and timely, reminder that those in power ignore the poor and disenfranchised to their peril.

 

Playwrights Horizons, Inc. – New York City produced ASSASSINS Off-Broadway in 1990

Orchestrations by Michael Starobin

First Broadway Production,2004 Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic Director

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia). All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

 

Performances: From 15 September 2017

Mon 6.30pm | Tues – Sat 7.30pm | Wed & Sat 2.00pm

NB No performance on Monday 2 October

Running time: Approximately 1 hour 45 minutes – no interval

Recommended for 15 years and over

This production contains the use of theatrical haze, gun shots and nudity

This production is proudly sponsored by   RMF Logotag

Assassins is a part of the 2011 Postcode Special Ticket Offer

Anyone who lives in the 2011 postcode can obtain unsold tickets for only $30.00 to all participating shows at Hayes Theatre Co on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays when purchased in person at the box office, half an hour prior to commencement of the performance with I.D. showing residential address.