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


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+

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


- 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

· Miami New Times - "2013 Best of Miami" - Best Actor (Nicholas Richberg)
· Miami New Times - "2013 Best of Miami" - Best Set

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