The reviews are for the cover of the Classic Stage Company by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman Assassins. The John Doyle-directed production opened Off-Broadway on November 14 and recently extended its limited airing until January 29.
The musical examines the lives of nine men and women who killed or attempted to kill a President of the United States. The cast includes Adam Chanler-Berat as John Hinckley, Jr., Eddie Cooper as Owner, Tavi Gevinson as Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, Andy Grotelueschen as Samuel Byck, Judy Kuhn as role of Sara Jane Moore, Steven Pasquale as John Wilkes Booth, Ethan Slater as Lee Harvey Oswald / The Balladeer, Will Swenson as Charles Guiteau, Wesley Taylor as Giuseppe Zangara and Brandon Uranowitz as Leon Czolgosz. Brad Giovanine, Bianca Horn, Whit K. Lee, Rob Morrison and Katrina Yaukey round out the business
Read the reviews below.
amNY (Matt Windman)
Cititour.com (Brian Scott Lipton)
New York Scene Review (Melissa Rose Bernardo and Jesse Oxfeld)
New York Theater (Jonathan Mandell)
The New York Times (Laura Collins-Hughes)
Theater (Joey Sims)
Time out in New York (Adam Feldman)
Variety (Marilyn Stasio)
The scarf (Robert Hofler)
CSC Artistic Director Doyle also serves as a set designer, with a creative team that also includes costume designer Ann Hould-Ward, lighting designers Jane Cox and Tess James, sound designer Matt Stine, projection designer Steve Channon, designer of wigs Charles G. LaPointe, music supervisor and orchestrator Greg Jarrett, and the Telsey + Company casting office. The production manager is Bernita Robinson and the assistant manager is Hollace Jeffords.
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