Sondheim’s ‘Assassins’ Run Early Due To Coronavirus Cases

[ad_1] Classic Stage Company’s “assassinsThe Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman musical was the last show to cut its broadcast short due to the coronavirus, and announced on Tuesday that it will cancel the remaining performances. The Off Broadway musical, which started its previews in November and continued for about 12 weeks, was scheduled to continue …

Praise to Stephen Sondheim in ‘The Company’ and ‘The Assassins’

[ad_1] Evidence of Sondheim’s long-standing popularity was that the day he died, audiences lined up to see revivals of his two musicals: “Company” and “Assassins,” a Broadway production starring Patti LuPone and Katrina Lenk. It’s about people who kill or try to kill American presidents. Both were delayed due to the epidemic. With the “Company” …