Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins stirred up controversy at the time of its inception in 1991. With a book by John Weidman, it centres around the assassins who killed presidents of the United States – no doubt a contentious subject. But through a chorus of voices, it marks a questioning of the disillusionment associated with patriotic idealism;… Read more.
Assassins is the first musical by Stephen Sondheim to be presented at Hayes Theatre Co in its nearly 4 years of operation Today, the full cast has been confirmed for the production at Sydney’s favourite independent musical theatre venue, which is set to open next month. David Campbell (Dreamlover, Today Extra) and his Dreamlover co-star Hannah… Read more.
Earlier this evening, Hayes Theatre Co unveiled the shows that will make up Act Two of their 2017 season at an intimate announcement event. Their July – December program is packed full of fun no matter what type of theatre you prefer, and we have all the details below! Under the Covers Following the previously… Read more.
WAAPA 3rd year music theatre students took a shot at Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins, under the direction of WAAPA alumnus James Millar and the musical direction of David King. It was a slick and sparkly take on the star-spangled musical and this team of professionals and soon-to-be-professionals handled the darkly humorous material and challenging music with… Read more.
We chat with actor Tod Strike about his role in the new production of Assassins, which will commence performances tonight at fortyfivedownstairs in Melbourne. Tod Strike was most recently seen in the 2012-13 tour of South Pacific and the Australian Premiere Production of Love Never Dies where he understudied the roles of Raoul and Phantom,… Read more.
Watch This’ brand new production of Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins commences at fortyfivedownstairs this Wednesday night starring Nadine Garner and Nick Simpson-Deeks. Erin James spoke with Director Tyran Parke about this exciting new company and their wonderful new production. Method for a successful musical: 1. Choose your actor driven, well crafted show 2. Enlist a passionate director… Read more.