Culver-Stockton College theatre presents "Assassins" PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Culver-Stockton College Communications   
Tuesday, 20 March 2012 12:04

CANTON, MO. (03/16/2012)(readMedia)-- Culver-Stockton College theatre students will take the stage March 29, 30 and April 1 for their production of "Assassins." This bold, original, surreal, disturbing, thought-provoking and alarmingly funny production is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written and is rated R for language and adult content. This most American of musicals lays bare the lives of nine individuals who assassinated or tried to assassinate the President of the United States, in a one-act historical "revusical" that explores the dark side of the American experience. From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman bend the rules of time and space, taking us on a nightmarish rollercoaster ride in which assassins and would-be assassins from different historical periods meet, interact and in an intense final scene inspire each other to harrowing acts in the name of the American Dream.

Cast members for the production include:

Ian Sodawasser, a sophomore musical theatre major from Davenport, Iowa.

Kirsten Sindelar, a junior musical theatre major from Sherrard, Ill..

The production will open March 29 7:30 p.m. in the Mabee Little Theatre inside the Robert W. Brown Performing Arts Center. Additional performances will be held March 30-31 at 7:30 p.m. and April 1 at 3 p.m.

Tickets are $6 for adults. Admission is free with Culver-Stockton College identification.

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