Assassins unites a diverse set of historical characters who, at various points in time, sought to alter the course of U.S. history. Set against the backdrop of different eras, the musical delves into the driving forces, aspirations, and frustrations of these individuals. The musical encourages us to ponder over notions of the American Dream, fame, power dynamics, and societal repercussions.
Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content
Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1990)
Cast Size: 12+
Genre: Historical Fiction
Setting: Various / USA
Music/Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Book: John Weidman
Audition Songs: Theatre Trip
Licensing: Music Theatre International➝
Sheet Music: Amazon➝
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