Assassins

Musical - Original

Studio 54

  • First Preview: March 31, 2004
  • Opening Date: April 22, 2004
  • Closing Date: July 18, 2004
  • Previews: 26
  • Performances: 101

Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Music: Stephen Sondheim

Book: John Weidman

Synopsis

Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman examine the motivations of the men and women who have killed — or attempted to kill — United States Presidents throughout history. John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald, John Hinckley and others meet and interact in this revue-style musical.

 

Opening Night Cast

Becky Ann  Baker in Assassins Becky Ann Baker Sara Jane Moore
James Barbour in Assassins James Barbour Leon Czolgosz
Mario Cantone in Assassins Mario Cantone Samuel Byck
Michael Cerveris in Assassins Michael Cerveris John Wilkes Booth
Mary Catherine Garrison in Assassins Mary Catherine Garrison Lynette "Squeaky'' Fromme
Alexander Gemignani in Assassins Alexander Gemignani John Hinckley
Neil Patrick  Harris in Assassins Neil Patrick Harris Lee Harvey Oswald
Balladeer
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Opening Night Production Credits

John Weidman John Weidman Book
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Music
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Lyrics
Joe Mantello Joe Mantello Director
  Jonathan Butterell Musical Staging
Robert Brill Robert Brill Scenic Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Outstanding Director of a Musical Joe Mantello Nominee
2004 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Marc Kudisch Nominee
2004 Outstanding Lighting Design Jules Fisher
Peggy Eisenhauer
Winner
2004 Outstanding Orchestrations Michael Starobin Winner
2004 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Winner
2004 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical Robert Brill Nominee
2004 Outstanding Sound Design Dan Moses Schreier Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Distinguished Revival of a Musical   Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Michael Cerveris Winner
2004 Outstanding Lighting Design Jules Fisher
Peggy Eisenhauer
Winner
2004 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Theatre World Award Alexander Gemignani Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Direction of a Musical Joe Mantello Winner
2004 Featured Actor in a Musical Denis O'Hare Nominee
2004 Featured Actor in a Musical Michael Cerveris Winner
2004 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Jules Fisher
Peggy Eisenhauer
Winner
2004 Orchestrations Michael Starobin Winner
2004 Revival of a Musical   Winner
2004 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Robert Brill Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jul. 18, 2004 7 $445,733
$537,680
$30,673 $61.25
$91.25
7277
915
8
0
99.41% 4.03%
Jul. 11, 2004 6 $415,060
$537,680
$5,235 $59.45
$91.25
6982
915
8
0
95.38% 1.38%
Jul. 4, 2004 5 $409,825
$537,680
-$22,076 $59.56
$91.25
6881
915
8
0
94.00% 1.39%
Jun. 27, 2004 4 $431,901
$441,200
- $63.71
$91.25
6779
915
8
0
92.61% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,702,519
$2,054,240
  $60.99 27919
29280
32
0
95.35 %  
Cumulative
  $6,024,383
$7,282,369
  $56.59
$91.25
106080
116009
101
26
91.44 %  
 
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