Assassins

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Sierra Stages presents
October 25 – November 17
Thursdays at 7:00PM
Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00PM
Sundays at 2:00PM

GENERAL ADMISSION
Preview -  Thursday & Friday, October 25  & 26: $15
All Other Performances Through November 17:
$20 if purchased by October 26
$25 if purchased after October 26
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RESERVED SEATING – All Performances:  $30
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Tickets at: the Nevada City Box Office - 530-346-3210
Briar Patch – 530-272-5333

Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM
Book by JOHN WEIDMAN
Assassins is based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.
Directed by SUSAN MASON
Musical Direction by KEN GETZ
Set by Pamela Mengers Hodges
Costumes by Eileen Beaver
Lighting by Les Solomon
Playwrights Horizons, Inc. – New York City
produced Assassins Off Broadway in 1990

Sierra Stages is excited and proud to present the Nevada County premiere of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Assassins this fall at the Off Center Stage from October 25 through November 17. Assassins is not your typical musical comedy. Its characters are nine assassins who have attempted to kill the president of the United States. They are never glorified or celebrated, but presented by Sondheim and Weidman to explore how and why each of these outsiders can stop and alter history. The show is entertaining yet thought-provoking, and at turns hilarious, jolting and heart-wrenching, as the history of these men and women unfurls across (and often without regard to) time. The music is some of Sondheim’s most lyrical, with strong echoes of American patriotic song. Assassins contains strong language and adult situations. Despite this, we hope you will attend the show. It is a brilliant piece of musical theatre, performed by an extremely talented local cast of sixteen actors and singers.

The Cast

Sara Jane Moore – Kim Wellman
Leon Csolgosz – Conor Nolan-Finkel
Samuel Byck – Paul Micsan
John Wilkes Booth – Danny McCammon
Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme – Tinley Ireland
John Hinckley – Casey Burke
Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald – David Holmes
Proprietor – JR Lewis
Guiseppe Zangara – Isaias Acosta
Charles Guiteau – Jed Dixon
Billy – Ty Baldwin
Ensemble – Moriah Fitzpatrick, Jessica Guise, Nancy Haffey, Kate Haight, Keith Porter

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