"Assassins" presented by musical theatre program

Members of the community will join forces with Mercyhurst College students for the production of “Assassins,” a musical by Stephen Sondheim, book by John Weidman, on four days in April. The play focuses on the actions and thoughts of some of this country’s most infamous assassins and their victims. 

The production will run at 8 pm. on Thursday, April 26, Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28 and at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29. All shows will be in Taylor Little Theatre at Mercyhurst College. 

The production will be directed by D.J. Maloney, director of Mercyhurst’s musical theatre program, with choreography by Mark Santillano, music by Dr. Matthew Inkster and sets designed by Michael Gleason, all Mercyhurst College faculty.

Tickets are $7.50 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, and free for Mercyhurst students with ID. Tickets are available through the Mercyhurst box office, 824-3000.

The play is a production of the musical theatre program, in cooperation with the college’s music, dance and art departments.

For more information, call Gennifer Tyson, director of media relations, 824-3315 orD.J. Maloney, director of the musical theatre program, 824-3056.

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