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Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by John Weidman

Directed by Keith Thompson
Musical Director Malcolm Dorling

Friday 22nd – Saturday 30th June 2001 in the Auditorium

Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking achievements in musical theatre attain a new level of audacity and accomplishment in his latest creation.

A fraternity of Presidential assassins and would-be assassins across a hundred years of history, including John Wilkes Booth, John Hinckley and Lee Harvey Oswald, examine their motives and their drive for power and celebrity in American society.

Imaginative, pleasurable and provocative.

Part of the Barn’s 2000/2001 season

Presented by The Barn Theatre Club


Proprietor of Shooting Gallery-Alan Bradbury
Leon Czolgosz-Charles Plester
John W Hinckley, Jnr-Matthew Greenbank
Charles Guiteau-Mick Wilson
Giuseppe Zangara-Anthony Gordon
Sam Byck-Dick Breeze
Sara Jane Moore-Maz Greenbank
Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme-Lorna Thompson
John Wilkes Booth-John Cook
The Balladeer-Steve Thompson
Emma Goldman-Wendy Bage
Lee Harvey Oswald-Kyle Lytton
Other parts-Rachel Dawson
Amber Jackson
George Marsh
Lou Robinson

Creative team

Director-Keith Thompson
Musical Director-Malcolm Dorling
Assistant to the Directors-Sylvia Pepper
Stage Manager-Robert Gill
Assistant Stage Manager-Heather Gill
Set Construction-Eric Farlie
Set Painting-Denise Duffy
Wardrobe-Janet While
Shirley Thompson
Properties-Vanessa Baker
Mary Cox
Phoebe Johnson
Lighting-Jon Vivash
Sound Design-James Rowles
Sound Operation-Stuart Reeves
Prompter-Sylvia Townend
Photography-Denis Butcher
Cartoons-Jack Wood


Musician-Chris Pettitt
Simon Kirby
Mike Payne

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