Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical that lays bare the lives of nine individuals who assassinated or tried to assassinate the President.
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This show closed on March 18, 2017
Bold, original, disturbing, and alarmingly funny, ASSASSINS is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written, making a great show for Bay Area Musicals' second season.
Assassins 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, writers Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman bend the rules of time and space, taking us on a nightmarish roller coaster ride in which assassins and would-be assassins from different historical periods meet, interact and inspire each other to harrowing acts in the name of the American Dream.
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1hr 35min (no intermission)
Recommended for ages 13 and up. The show includes live/theatrical gun shots, fog, haze, and strobe lights.