Fri, Apr 21|
The Delaware Contemporary
ASSASSINS is described as “one of the most controversial musicals ever written” in its treatment 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.”
Time & Location
Apr 21, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Delaware Contemporary, 200 S Madison St, Wilmington, DE 19801, USA
About the event
Is the ultimate definition of a “free country” - as argued by the nine main characters in Assassins - “means the right to expect that you’ll have an effect, that you’re gonna connect”? Or, as the Balladeer asserts - “Listen to the stories. Hear it in the songs. Angry men don’t write the rules. And guns don’t right the wrongs.”*?
Cast of Assassins, photographed March 2023 by Joe del Tufo for Assassins - music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert Jr.
Assassins stars Chris Banker, Daryan Borys, Jim Burns, Adam Cooper, Kristin Finger, Dylan Geringer, Joshua Gold, Aidan McDonald, Paul McElwee, Emma Romeo Moyer, Kevin Regan, Kit Regan, Brian Turner.
Directed by Joe Trainor. Stage and Production Management by Stuart Thomas. Choreography by Dawn Morningstar. Music Direction by Lori Citro. Set Design by Rick Neidig.PATRON ADVISORY
Please be advised that
Assassins deals with mature content, including R-rated and racially charged language.
This production uses non-firing, replica, prop guns.
No live ammunition or working weapons are used in this production.
This production features gunshot sounds throughout. All such sounds are pre-recorded.