Members say: Amateur, Entertaining, Great writing, Hilarious, Timely

About the show

Theater 2020 presents Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s musical about the people who have attempted to kill or successfully assassinated U.S. Presidents.

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Evoking a fraternity of political assassins and would-be assassins across a hundred years of our history, Sondheim and Weidman daringly examine success, failure, and the questionable drive for power and celebrity in American society.


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73
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Timely, Shoestring

See it if you're interested in lyrics & a book that are so good they have the depth of plays (while still a musical); you pay attention to headlines.

Don't see it if you can’t get past an impoverished production. Nonexistent props, anticlimactic sound effects, set is a bench, orchestra is a piano.

Also The 2017 Encores! production of Assassins, as amazing (and prescient) ... Read more Read less

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You like good acting and singing in a somewhat quirky play. Standout performance by Dans Bernard as Squeaky but entire cast great

Don't see it if You don’t like off Broadway minimalist production or subject matter

81
Entertaining, Some great acting and singing

See it if You are a Sondheim fan and/or want to support a community theater with some talented members. Jana Bernard’s performance was great.

Don't see it if You are not comfortable with a play about killings and attempted killings of presidents of the United States.

70

See it if you loved the original or some subsequent production, or you love all Sondheim.

Don't see it if you want some insight into political (or any other kind of) violence.

Also This is a creditable production of the Sondheim /Weidman 1990 musical.... Read more Read less

70
Amateur, Quirky, Disappointing, Slow, Hilarious

See it if You want to support local small theater groups

Don't see it if You are not comfortable with a play about killings and attempted killings of presidents of the United States.

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Amateur, Excruciating, Upsetting, Lazy

See it if You want to be supportive of someone you know in the production, or MUST see a production of Assassins

Don't see it if You have literally ANY other options, value your time, your money, and your ears.

Also Theater 2020 can no more call itself a professional theatre than Abbig... Read more Read less


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