Opened: 22 Apr 2004
Music and Lyrics by: Stephen Sondheim
Book by: John Weidman
Cast: Becky Ann Baker, James Barbour, Mario Cantone, Michael Cerveris, Mary Catherine Garrison, Alexander Gemignani, Neil Patrick Harris, Marc Kudisch, Jeffrey Kuhn, Denis O' Hare
Directed by: Joe Mantello
Synopsis: Explores the history of presidential assassination in America, from John Wilkes Booth to John Hinckley, Jr.
What the critics had to say.....
BEN BRENTLEY of the NEW YORK TIMES says ï¿½A very impressive achievement.ï¿½ CLIVE BARNES of NEW YORK POST says ï¿½There's more ironic style here than theatrical substance.ï¿½ HOWARD KISSEL of NEW YORK DAILY NEWS says ï¿½A show both repellent and riveting.ï¿½ ELYSA GARDNER of USA TODAY says ï¿½Squalid splendor.ï¿½ FRANK SCHECK of THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER says "Demands to be seen." MICHAEL SOMMERS of STAR-LEDGER says "Extremely thoughtful fun." MICHAEL KUCHWARA of Associated Press says "Stunning, gut-punch of a musical ."
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