Steven Pasquale stars as John Wilkes Booth in Assassins, directed b Anne Kauffman, at New York City Center.
Steven Pasquale stars as John Wilkes Booth in Assassins, directed b Anne Kauffman, at New York City Center.
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The Encores! Off-Center concert production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins opened last night, July 12, at New York City Center for a limited run through July 15. Directed by Anne Kauffman (Marvin's Room), the show features music direction by Chris Fenwick and choreography by Lorin Latarro.

The cast features Steven Boyer (John Hinckley Jr.), Alex Brightman (Giuseppe Zangara), Victoria Clark (Sara Jane Moore), John Ellison Conlee (Charles Guiteau), Clifton Duncan (the Balladeer), Shuler Hensley (Leon Czolgosz), Ethan Lipton (the Proprietor), Erin Markey (Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme), Steven Pasquale (John Wilkes Booth), Cory Michael Smith (Lee Harvey Oswald), and Danny Wolohan (Samuel Byck).

Assassins, which premiered off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons in 1990 and made its Tony-winning Broadway debut in 2004, tells the story of nine men and women who attempted to assassinate various presidents of the United States.

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