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Zoetic Stage, Miami, Florida
Zoetic Stage, Miami, Florida
ASSASSINS

Assassins

Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by John Weidman

Assassins is based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.

Production Dates: January 30 - February 23, 2014
Venue: The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts

Director: Stuart Meltzer+

Cast:
Proprietor - Shane Tanner*
Czolgosz - Nick Duckart*+
John Hinckley - Clay Cartland
Charles Guiteau - Gabriel Zenone*
Giuseppe Zangara - Henry Gainza*
Samuel Byck - Chaz Mena*
Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme - Lindsey Forgey*
Sara Jane Moore - Irene Adjan*+
John Wilkes Booth - Nicholas Richberg*+
Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald - Chris Crawford*
Ensemble - Kristian Bikic
Ensemble - Stephanie White
Ensemble - Aidan Neal

Production Manager: Natalie Taveras
Resident Stage Manager: Monica Soderman*
Assistant Stage Manager/Assistant Sound: Ashley Fernandez*

Music Director: Caryl Fantel
Band: Caryl Fantel, Conductor/Keyboards
Band: Andrea Gilbert, Woodwinds
Band: Greg Chance, Guitar, Bass, Banjo
Band: Roy Fantel, Drums/Percussion
Choreography: Elizabeth Malm
Scenic Design: Michael McKeever*+
Lighting Design: Ron Burns
Sound Design: Stuart Meltzer+
Costume Design: Alberto Arroyo
Properties: Jodi Dellaventura
Firearms Instructor: Lee Soroko
Technical Direction: Bombshell Productions

2nd Assistant Stage Manager: Jessica Farr
Assistant Audio: Dan Jilek
Production Assistant: Louis Bradley

* Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers
+ Zoetic Stage Company Member

Reviews:

"RIVETING! FIRST-RATE!"
- Christine Dolen, Miami Herald

"For those who seek intelligent, thought-provoking musical theater, there are few pieces as superb as this."
- Bill Hirschman, Florida Theater On Stage

"Director Stuart Meltzer has struck the perfect Sondheimian balance between danger and beauty."
- John Thomason, Miami New Times

"This production now cements Zoetic's place as one of the preeminent theater companies in South Florida."
- JW Arnold, SFGN

"Dear Zoetic Stage: I'm in love, I'm in love, I'm in love. Your production of Assassins has me mesmerized... every movement, every song, every word from your brilliant cast."
- Roger Martin, miamiartzine.com

"Assassins scores as a winner on several levels."
- Ron Levitt, Florida Media News/ENV Magazine

"With intricately detailed staging by Stuart Meltzer and musical direction by Caryl Fantel, Assassins really does sing. To a man and woman, the cast has the vocal skills and finesse that the material requires."
- Christine Dolen, Miami Herald

"Director Stuart Meltzer and a superb collection of actors and designers have scored, forgive me, a bull's eye."
- Bill Hirschman, Florida Theater On Stage

"There are no complaints about the design qualities, which are some of the best in Zoetic's history. This is a production that continually goes the extra mile to surprise and impress."
- John Thomason, Miami New Times

"I could sit through this show again and again."
- Roger Martin, miamiartzine.com

Awards/Honors:
· Miami New Times - "2013 Best of Miami" - Best Actor (Nicholas Richberg)
· Miami New Times - "2013 Best of Miami" - Best Set

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