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Assassins
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Assassins

August 11 – September 29, 2019

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To kick off the 30th anniversary season, Signature Theatre produces our 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical exposé – Assassins.

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.

Directed by Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer, a cast of Signature favorites including Nova Y. Payton, Tracy Lynn Olivera, Evan Casey, Bobby Smith and others explore Sondheim’s stunning music and sardonic lyrics in a fascinating examination of the twisted American Dream.


“Mr. Sondheim’s astonishing score takes staples of American folk, pop and ceremonial music and turns them inside out.”
THE NEW YORK TIMES

Discussion Nights August 28 & September 10, 2019
Pride Night September 6, 2019

Running time is approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes with no intermission.

Contains gunshots and a racial slur.

Single tickets go on sale in mid-July.