Assassins

Season: 
Fall 2005
Type: 
Mainstage Production
Author: 
Stephen Sondheim, John Weidman
Date of run: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 (All day) to Saturday, November 19, 2005 (All day)
Location: 
University Theatre See map
Description: 

Bold, original, surreal, disturbing, thought-provoking and alarmingly funny, Assassins is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written. This most American of musicals 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, Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman bend the rules of time and space, taking the audience on a nightmarish rollercoaster ride in which assassins and would-be assassins from different historical periods meet, interact and in an intense final scene inspire each other to harrowing acts in the name of the American Dream. (Courtesy Music Theatre International)

Director: 
Michael Scheman
Producer: 
Emmy Harris
Stage Manager: 
Eve Burstein
Musical Director: 
Justin Hatchimonji
Lighting Designer: 
Stephen Quandt
Set Designer: 
John Story
Sound Designer: 
Ryan Powers
Costume Designer: 
Thom Heyer
Props Master: 
Emily Koh
Master Electrician: 
Emmett Zackheim
Member & Role: 
Doug Honorof - Dialect Coach
Kat Ogletree - Associate Choreographer
Daniel Kluger - Assistant Musical Director
Zak Sandler - Assistant Musical Director
Alex Hemmer - Associate Producer
Alice Tai - Assistant Set Designer
Anya Kaplan-Seem - Assistant Lighting Designer
Susie Kemple - Assistant Costume Designer
Lily Rothman - Assistant Costume Designer
Ted Gordon - Assistant Sound Designer
Eric Bloom - Head Scenic Painter
Maile Borthwick - Associate Technical Director
Kate Lewandowski - Associate Technical Director
Dan Swett - Associate Technical Director
Valerie Cervantes - Assistant Producer (Sets)
Sarah Marks - Assistant Producer (Electrics)
Lee Seymour - Assistant Producer (Sound)
Sarah Yin - Assistant Producer (Costumes)
Presca Ahn - Assistant Stage Manager
Laura Biascoecha - Assistant Stage Manager
Eva Bitran - Assistant Stage Manager
Jessica Fried - Assistant Stage Manager
Courtney Halwig - Assistant Stage Manager
Ugonna Igweatu - Assistant Stage Manager
Alison Adams - Assistant Technical Director
Elysa Chao - Assistant Technical Director
Amit Bhalla - Assistant Master Electrician
Actor / Actress & Role: 
Sam Frank - John Wilkes Booth
Bix Bettwy - Charles Guiteau
Anthony Mozzi - Leon Czolgosz
Jay Frisby - Guiseppe Zangara
Andy Wagner - Samuel Byck
Felicia Ricci - Lynette ("Squeaky") Fromme
Megan Stern - Sara Jane Moore
Andrew Ash - John Hinckley
Andy Sandberg - The Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald
Anjanine Bonet - Emma Goldman
Doug Hummel-Price - The Proprietor
Tommy Crawford - Male Ensemble
Eric Kubo - Male Ensemble
Sam Massie - Male Ensemble
Jesse Obbink - Male Ensemble
Zak Sandler - Male Ensemble
Megan Loughran - Female Ensemble
Sarah Minkus - Female Ensemble
Jessica Poter - Female Ensemble
Hayley Ryan - Female Ensemble
Assistant Director: 
Scott Chaloff
Dramaturg: 
Lucas Walker
Choreographer: 
Michael Scheman