McNally Smith College of Music and it’s Musical Theater Ensemble are proud to present….
Assassins: A Musical
This weekend only! 3 shows this weekend! Free, and open to the public!
Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31 (7:30pm) and Sunday, April 1 (2pm)
About The Show
Assassins is a musical featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. The production is a musical portrayal of men and women who attempted (successfully or otherwise) to assassinate Presidents of the United States. The music varies to reflect the popular music of the eras depicted. This musical explores the history of presidential assassination in America, from John Wilkes Booth to John Hinckley, Jr. Assassins climaxes in a surreal sequence where the assassins convince Lee Harvey Oswald that his act is the only way he will connect — with them, with history, and with the world. It’s not your average light hearted musical theater romp. It is dark, funny, engaging and totally entertaining.
The show features McNally Smith College of Music students Crystal Shoener, Emily Villano, Taylor Muell, Chris Robertson, Brody Meinke, Nic Delcambre, Garrison Laborde, Brad Kallhoff, Elyse Barnard, Brooke Colby, Lucas Beach and Kayla Bogan. Additionally, faculty member Shon Parker will perform as Sam Byck and Guest Artist Michael Todaro as John Wilkes Booth.
Director Erin Schwab and Musical Director Andy Fleser
Production/Stage Manager Morgann Martinson
Sound Design Todd Smith
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As an added treat, this production marks the first performance of the McNally Smith Theater Ensemble in the History Theatre!Newer: McNally Smith Students Win Big at National ASTA Conference
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