Friday, October 14, 2016

Sondheim's musical Assassins at Cranford


Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by John Weidman
Based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.
A multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-De-force, Assassins combines Sondheim's signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panoramic story of our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it, embodied by America's four successful and five would-be presidential assassins. 

Bold, original, disturbing, and alarmingly funny, Assassins is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written.

Assassins 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, writers Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman bend the rules of time and space, taking us on a nightmarish roller coaster ride in which assassins and would-be assassins from different historical periods meet, interact and inspire each other to harrowing acts in the name of the American Dream.

October 7, 2016, 8 PM

October 14, 2016, 8 PM
October 21, 2016, 8 PM

October 8, 2016, 8 PM
October 15, 2016, 1 PM and 8 PM
October 22, 2016, 8 PM

  The Cranford Dramatic Club
78 Winans Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016 | (908) 276-7611

NOTE: If on-line tickets sales have closed,
call the Box Office at (908) 276-7611 to check ticket availability.

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