"Assassins" - Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman - Colonial Chorus Players (Reading, MA.)

Colonial Chorus Players


The Sondheim Musical


Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Book by John Weidman

Directed by Andrew Rhodes

Musical Direction by Alan Freedman

Produced by Amy Oldenquist and Heather Rotondi


February 2, 2024 through February 10, 2024 

(Contact Box Office for Exact Times) 

For more information call # 781-944-9780, email info@1961.org or visit the Colonial Chorus website at:  ccp1961.org

Shepardson Hall at Parker Middle School, GPS Address: 50 Temple Street, Reading, MA


Please email the Colonial Chorus Box Office at tickets@ccp1961.org. 

May contain content not suitable for all audiences. 

Because food and beverages are not permitted in Shepardson Hall, water only will be available in the Lobby. 


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A darkly humorous musical that reminds us that not all American dreams should come true.

With the American dream out of reach, nine of the most notorious figures in our nation’s history ignite a chain of monumental nightmares. 

The white picket fence is set on fire in Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s tragically funny and unnerving musical which peers inside the shattered minds of successful and attempted presidential assassins from John Wilkes Booth to John Hinckley, Jr. 

This gallery of historical misfits jolts us into their blurry points of view with unapologetic humor, fiery anthems, carefree tunes, and unbridled energy that boldly blurs the lines between ambition and madness. 



COLONIAL CHORUS PLAYERS (established 1961) provides quality theatrical entertainment that showcases the diverse talents of our family of members and volunteers, both on and off stage, and educates people of all ages in the theater arts through mentoring, workshops and summer programs. 


To provide a vital performing arts outlet that inspires creative community involvement, educating and supporting lovers of musical theater and the arts, while producing quality entertainment. This includes our dream of renovating and expanding the Old Hose House into a state-of-the-art blackbox theater and rehearsal space.


P.O. Box 443

Reading, MA 01867

# 781-944-9780