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Encores! Off-Center




Jul 12—15

Tickets start at $25



Tickets are now on exclusive presale to City Center Members. Tickets will go on sale to Peer-to-Peer members on Fri Mar 10 at 12pm and to the general public on Tue Mar 14 at 12pm.

A carnival ride through the history of political violence, Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s 1990 musical Assassins looks right into the heart of American anger, providing sensational showstoppers for a gallery of U.S. presidential assassins ranging from John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald to Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme. Assassins offers an uncanny vision of where we are today, where we might be going, and whether everybody really has the right to their dreams.

is part of the 2017 Encores! Off-Center season, which also includes The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin and Really Rosie. On our blog, artistic director Michael Friedman explains why these musicals matter.

Please note: The member presale code is non-transferable. New York City Center reserves the right to void presale orders placed by non-members.

Cast & Credits

Cast & Credits

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by John Weidman
Assassins is based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.
Directed by Anne Kauffman