Ethan Slater and the off-Broadway cast of “Assassina”
(Photo: Juliette Cervantes)
Classic Stage Company’s star-studded off-Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s 1990 musical killers will be kept with a distribution record. Assassins (The Off-Broadway 2022 Cast Recording) will be available digitally on March 18 with a physical CD release date of April 15. It’s available for pre-order now through Broadway Records.
The recording features Adam Chanler-Berat as John Hinckley Jr., Eddie Cooper as Landlord, Tavi Gevinson as Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, Andy Grotelueschen as Samuel Byck, Judy Kuhn as Sara Jane Moore, Steven Pasquale as John Wilkes Booth, Ethan Slater as Lee Harvey Oswald/The Balladeer, Will Swenson as Charles Guiteau, Wesley Taylor as Giuseppe Zangara, and Brandon Uranowitz as Leon Czolgosz.
killers explores the lives of nine men and women who killed (or attempted to kill) one of the Presidents of the United States. From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald and beyond, the stories of our nation’s most successful and would-be assassins intersect in unexpected ways, creating a powerful, yet incredibly funny look at some of the most shocking moments in history. United States history.
With music and lyrics by Sondheim and a book by Weidman based on an idea by Charles Gilbert Jr., the production was directed by John Doyle with musical direction and orchestrations by Greg Jarrett and sound design by Matt Stine and Sam Kusnetz . The album is produced by Matt Stine, co-produced by Van Dean, executive produced by Toni Marie Davis, Tyler Ellman, Jon Zietz, Matt Connolly, Jonathan Demar and Seriff Productions, associate product by Bartos Theatrical Group LLC. The cast recording is recorded and mixed by Isaiah Abolin.