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WAAPA students are staging one of Sondheim’s great works – ‘Assassins’

WAAPA students are staging one of Sondheim’s great works – ‘Assassins’

Journey through the dark side of the American Dream. Assassins, Stephen Sondheim’s bloody take on US history, politics and celebrity culture, comes to the State Theatre Centre this November, starring WAAPA’s 2nd Year Music Theatre students. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, Assassins depicts nine misfit men and women […]

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‘Assassins’ – Black Swan deliver a perfect slice Sondheim’s magic

Assassins | State Theatre Centre | Until 1st July | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Assassins is on one level a challenging work for an Australian audience. When the writer behind A Little Night Music, Into the Woods and Sunday in the Park with George sat down to create this clever and theatrical march through American history – an audience in Western […]

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Assassins & The Events: Black Swan shine a light on gun control

In his musical Assassins Stephen Sondheim traverses US history visiting each assassination attempt on an American President. From the well known, including the deaths of John F Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln, to attacks on the lives of Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, James Garfield and William McKinley. It’s a musical journey highlighting that being leader of […]

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