Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Wicked, Take Me Out ) directs the Roundabout Theatre Company revival set to open April 22 for a run currently slated through June 20. The show began previews at Studio 54, March 31.
Assassins, which debuted Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons in 1990, centers on nine presidential assassins and would-be assassins. It anachronistically weaves together scenes wherein they interact with one another. The show is set in motion as a carnival proprietor invites the assassins to take aim at a presidential shooting gallery.
Neil Patrick Harris (as Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald) leads a cast that includes James Barbour (as Leon Czolgosz), Mario Cantone (as Samuel Byck), Michael Cerveris (as John Wilkes Booth), Alexander Gemignani (as John Hinkley), Marc Kudisch (as Proprietor), Jeffrey Kuhn (as Giuseppe Zangara), Becky Ann Baker (as Sara Jane Moore), Mary Catherine Garrison (as Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme) and Denis O'Hare (as Charles Guiteau).
Tickets are currently available at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street), by calling Ticket Services at (212) 719-1300 or online at www.roundabouttheatre.org.