Assassins

February 6-8, 13-15, 2009

Doors open at 7:30pm and the show starts at 8:00pm.

Location: Avon Theater, 525 North 2nd Street, Breese, IL 62230


Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by John Weidman
Based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.
Playwrights Horizons, Inc. – New York City produced Assassins Off-Broadway in 1990
* Produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

SYNOPSIS:
This most American of musicals lays 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, Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman bend the rules of time and space, taking us on a nightmarish rollercoaster ride in which assassins and would-be assassins from different historical periods meet, interact and in an intense final scene inspire each other to harrowing acts in the name of the American Dream.

*Assassins contains adult themes, language, humor, and live gunfire. Viewer discretion is recommended.

<a href=”http://assassinsshow.blogspot.com/”>Updates from the production team of CCS Assassins</a>


Director: Leah Klostermann

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