Cheyenne Saloon in downtown Orlando to host production of Sondheim’s ‘Assassins’ | Things to Do | Orlando

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  • Illustration of John Wilkes Bookes assassinating President Abraham Lincoln

If you’re jonesing for some theater staged in unconventional locales, you may want to apparent your calendar for an future creation of Steven Sondheim’s Tony Award-successful Assassins.

Staged by the Florida Theatrical Affiliation, the troupe will choose around the Cheyenne Saloon house in downtown Orlando for a late spring effectiveness operate of the musical.

Assassins, by the sardonic Sondheim and John Weidman, is a look at 9 people in the course of American historical past who attempted or succeeded in assassinating a sitting down president — in song.

“When discovering achievable destinations to mount this present, we were being offered with Cheyenne Saloon and I just assumed it could not be more ideal,” said director Kenny Howard in a push assertion about the locale. “The famous landmark on Church Street is so one of a kind and has just the ideal really feel to transportation audiences by times that eternally changed the study course of background.”

Assassins runs from April 22- May 1 at the Cheyenne Saloon on Church Street. Tickets are available now by Eventbrite.


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